CAMEROON, Buea | Youth’s Engagement to Beat Plastic Pollution

Buea, Cameroon

Hosted by Center For Community Enhancement Cameroon

Friday 28 July

Location: Land Mark University, Buea

Times: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Format: In-Person

Cost: FREE

Participants will learn about the different ways young people can contribute in beating plastic pollution, ideas about recycling and the recycling companies in Cameroon, and the role of gender in plastic pollution.

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About this Summit Location

Buea is an educational center with youths being the predominant population. As a result of the many schools and training centers in Buea, the large population has a direct impact on the plastic pollution that is alarming already. The town of Buea is located at the foot of mount Cameroon and it’s just 15km from the sea shores.

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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.