NIGERIA, Jos | Turning the Tide on Plastic

Jos, Nigeria

Saturday 29 July

Location: nhub Foundation; Jos, Nigeria

Times: 9am – 3pm WAT

Format: In-Person

Cost: FREE

The theme for this WIND Summit is “A Holistic Approach to Addressing Plastic Waste, Environmental Sustainability, and the Climate Crisis”. In this one-day gathering, we’ll explore the following issues

  • Implications of poor plastic waste management (health, economic, etc)
  • Circular economy and climate/plastic crisis
  • Alternatives to plastic based containers
  • Policy approach to tackling plastic crisis
  • Stakeholder and public engagement approach to tackling plastic/climate crisis
  • Creating reward systems to encourage proper waste management.

Register for this Summit

Summit Schedule

Summit Hosts

Naphtali Akudung
Jacob Abaare
Bolchang Lamido
Captain Planet Foundation

About the FIRE Summit

The FIRE Element focuses on rapidly transitioning to renewable energy sources, clean transportation, and accelerating ways to draw down fossil fuel dependence. Targeting the source of these emissions — namely fossil fuels — and doing so equitably, is the goal of the FIRE element. This FIRE Summit is convening Planeteers in communities around the world to develop campaigns to accelerate our transition away from fossil fuels.

About Planeteer Alliance

Planeteer Alliance is a program of the Captain Planet Foundation, a US-based NGO with the mission of engaging and empowering young people to be problem solvers for the planet.