Sustainable Palm Oil City Celebration Event

Celebrating Chester being the first Sustainable Palm Oil City in the World Running from
Last event: Saturday 16 March at 10am
  • 10am-4.30pm, Free

Come and take part in a day of activities at including sustainable palm oil games, workshops and expert talks.

Lots of species are losing their rainforest habitats to palm oil, which is used in 50% of our supermarket products. Come and find out what you can do to help Orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra!

It’s fun, free, suitable for all ages and abilities, and completely optional to play!

 

Green Gold – Interactive game experience (Garret Bar) 

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Expert Talk (Garret Bar) 

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School Choir Performances (The Kitchen)  

10.30am, 1:30pm and 4pm (times approx)

 

Free Drop-in Activity 11am-4pm (Around Storyhouse) 

To boycott or not?

Unsustainable palm oil is causing terrible damage to the rainforest homes of orangutans and many other species. But Palm oil isn’t all bad, it’s how its grown that makes the difference. Sustainably grown palm oil can be much more environmentally friendly than other alternative vegetable oils. Compare the pros and cons of commonly used vegetable oils to figure out which is the best option to protect wildlife.

Sustainable shopping Game

Orangutans are critically endangered in the wild and their survival depends on people like you!  Lots of species are losing their rainforest habitats due to unsustainable palm oil production. Palm oil is used in 50% of our supermarket products. Your shopping choices can make a real difference. Play our sustainable shopping game to find out how what you buy in the supermarket can help orangutans in the wild.

Sustainable Swap card game

Lots of species are losing their rainforest habitats to make way for unsustainable palm oil. Palm oil is used in 50% of our supermarket products Come and take part in our Sustainable Swap card game, collect all the cards from our Palm Oil City Champions to find out what you can do to help orangutans!

 

Song Writing Workshops with Ashley Fayth (The Den) 

Award-winning singer/songwriter Ashley Fayth guides children through the process of writing, performing, and recording original songs about sustainable palm oil.

Suitable for Ages 7-11. Please book your child’s space at the Chester Zoo stand in the Lobby (outside of The Den) 

 

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Time details

10am - 4.30pm, Drop-in

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