Welcome to fairlangen.org ... in English!
We want to make people aware of the poverty and environmental problems present in the world and to encourage people to make a difference. The aim of the site is to give you ideas about the changes to your lifestyle and purchasing habits that you can make each and every day, directly in Erlangen.
Below you can find a summary of the main content of fairlangen.org so that even if you don't speak German you can still partly use the site (or maybe ask a German friend or colleague to translate the relevant parts).
The site is divided into the following main sections:
Describes the origins of fairlangen.org and our motivation for creating the website. It also contains facts about poverty and environmental destruction in the world and what the Bible says about them.
Ideas about how to use fewer natural resources, links to ethical banks (for example those that don't invest in the arms industry, nuclear power, child labour, etc.), and how to ensure your mental wellbeing.
Contains information about the various labels used to indicate fairtrade or organic produce, information about the Millennium goals to combat poverty, and links to other sites with a similar aim to fairlangen.