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FGC Sustainability Pledge

Friends of Green Communities (FGC) is committed to reducing the impact the population has on the environment through its operational and community-wide initiatives.

To become a truly sustainable community, FGC needs help from you — the residents, businesses, schools and community partners.

In taking the FGC Sustainability Pledge, you can make a personal commitment to sustainable living by incorporating tips into your everyday routine.

To learn more about how you can reduce food waste, visit; https://wedocs.unep.org/bitstream/handle/20.500.11822/36805/CtyUg.pdf
When using the hot setting on the average washing machine, a single load of laundry uses the same amount of energy as driving a car 9 miles
Active travel not only potentially benefits health as a source of physical activity but may also off-set air pollution from motorized vehicles for those trips and contribute to social and environmental goals such as improving social cohesion and reducing CO2 emissions.
Trees improve air quality by producing oxygen, and trapping dust, pollen and other pollutants. They also store carbon, offsetting harmful by-products of fossil-fuel burning.
Ugandans throw out enough forks, spoons, paper, and plastic cups each year to circle the equator 300 times.
To learn more about composting and about how to recycle right, visit https://www.sustainablerecycling.org/

“Becoming more socially conscious in the way we do business at goHoney is empowerment and sustainability at its finest for the communities we support”

- Moses Kiiza/ Founder, GoSmile Uganda