Green NGOs

www.beeatoona.org

E-Cycle Program:
  • Engaging 200,000 students, e-consumers, 150 e-retailers, parents, and 500 teachers in Lebanon and Jordan in sorting and collection of e-waste through school programs and public-private partnerships
  • Collects and stores e-waste from individuals and companies and ships it to Europe for recycling
  • Provides e-waste collection points in Lebanon and Jordan


www.libanpack.org
A nonprofit private sector association representing stakeholders from the food and packaging sectors in Lebanon

Objectives:
  • To increase the competitiveness of Lebanese products on export markets through the improvement of packaging
  • To ensure their conformity with international standards for packaging and labeling
  • To address key issues across the packaging value chain, from improving packaging and labeling to increasing market access of Lebanese products for export markets

Activities and Projects:
  • Consultancies and trainings provided by the center
  • Packaging promotion among the general public
  • Facilitation of access to laboratory testing
  • Dissemination of information through publications and over the net
  • The setting of a platform for the exchange of ideas and experience between members and monitoring packaging regulations on local and international levels


www.lebanon-gbc.org
A non-profit NGO working towards promoting sustainable building industry of international standing 

Objectives:
  • Certifying buildings that achieve fixed rating levels and meet sustainable environment requirements
  • Identifying, devising and promoting procedures, methods and solutions for sustainable design and construction of buildings
  • Promoting industry standards, educational programs, and design practices targeting professionals related to environmentally responsible buildings, individuals, and teams


greenline.me.uk
Aims to promote environmental awareness and document environmental threats in order to better confront them, thus introducing change at the community level within the concept of sustainable development

Activities and Projects:
  • Trade & Agriculture Campaign: Since its beginning, this campaign comes in continuity with the promotion of sustainable agriculture undertaken by the Green Line Association
  • Eco-tourism Campaign: Eco-tourism started in 1997 with annual trips to Arsal, the last agro-pastoral village in North East Lebanon


www.cedarsforcare.org
Cedars for Care aims to preserve the environment, achieve human rights, and keep social balance

Activities and Projects:
  • Provides bio-degradable culinary products: plates, forks, knives, cups, bags and small storage boxes at competitive prices
  • The "Ocean-Blue" annual campaign where corporate, non-profit and mainstream volunteers join in to clean up the Lebanese coast


www.terreliban.org

Objectives:
  • To raise awareness among Lebanese youth of the principles of public health and sustainable development
  • To promote the importance of peace and to educate how to preserve nature resources through singing, lectures and training of trainers, and practical projects
  • To encourage the Lebanese community, the private and the public sector, and the municipalities to adopt sustainable development principles and help to protect natural resources


www.horshehden.org
To protect, promote and maintain the Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve located in north Lebanon, which contains diverse and beautiful remnants of the Cedars of Lebanon, making the reserve a very important part of the country’s cultural and natural heritage

Activities and Projects:
  • Recreational activities and Leisure: Long walks, mountain biking, climbing, hiking, horseback -riding and snowshoeing
  • Awareness campaign (discovery walks, presentation and film)
  • Ecotourism packages: Two days and one night connecting the Reserve and the natural and cultural attractions in Ehden and the surrounding villages


www.vamos-todos.com

Objectives:
Promoting ecotourism and encouraging the love of nature among its members

Activities and Projects:
  • Eco-tourism activities: Hiking, caving, mountain climbing, rappelling, scuba diving, camping, rafting, canoeing, biking, snowshoeing, night hikes, fishing nights
  • Workshops and trips abroad
 

www.lecoute-ls.org
L’Ecoute works hand in hand with and for the disabled persons (deaf, blind, or with reduced mobility) and sick people

Activities:

Collect household and industrial waste, sort it, and route it to recycling centers.

Objectives:
  • Finance L’Ecoute projects towards people with disabilities
  • Educate our society on the need to preserve nature in order to insure a healthy life in a clean environment
  • Participate actively in the global effort to preserve nature and the ecological development
  • Avoid the unnecessary waste of essential raw materials such as plastic, paper, carton, and so on
  • Provide people in need with recycled electrical appliances