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Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan, vol. 03 Plastic Waste

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During our "Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan", we bring along passionate individuals to talk about various topics around ecology and well-being. Vol. 03 will be a webinar- the topic is Plastic Waste.

Thu, June 25, 2020  UTC+09:00

19:00 – 20:00

Online Session

Free (and online)

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Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan

In the “Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan” series, we bring along passionate individuals to talk about various topics around ecology and well-being.


Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan, Vol. 01 Urban Farming

How does plastic waste effect the environment? What are the tools available to me to help reduce plastic waste? We welcome guest speaker Robin Lewis, Co-founder of mymizu – an award-winning initiative to reduce consumption of single-use plastics, to tell us about his experience and expertise on the topic at Vol. 03 of the “Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan” series.

Timeline:

19:00   Kick off: Introductions (5 min)
19:05   Panel discussion (30 min)
19:35   Q&A (Open discussion) (15 min)
20:00   Closing: Closing words

※This meetup will be hosted online using the webinar tool Zoom. After signup, participants will be sent the link to join the meetup. Please be advised to download and sign up for Zoom beforehand so you can join from the minute the meetup begins!

Speaker

  • Robin Lewis

    Co-founder of mymizu

    Robin is the Co-founder of mymizu – an award-winning initiative to reduce consumption of single-use plastics. He is also the Co-founder & Director of Social Innovation Japan – a platform for social good focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals – and is a Consultant at the World Bank (Climate Change Group). He has 10 years’ experience working with inter-governmental organisations, social enterprises and NGOs.

    Robin is the Co-founder of mymizu – an award-winning initiative to reduce consumption of single-use plastics. He is also the Co-founder & Director of Social Innovation Japan – a platform for social good focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals – and is a Consultant at the World Bank (Climate Change Group). He has 10 years’ experience working with inter-governmental organisations, social enterprises and NGOs.

Organizers

  • FabCafe

  • FabCafe is a place that conveys and spreads the “Fab” spirit in a delicious, fun, and easy-to-understand way that is not constrained by the logic of mass production or the market. Digital fabrication machines such as 3D printers and laser cutters are installed in the café where people gather for workshops, creative community meetups, or a good cup of coffee.

  • Mottainai Transition Japan

  • Thanks to her ecological transition, Helene went from a career in the cosmetics industry to starting Mottainai Transition.

    The goal of Mottainai Japan is to support English speakers and especially expats to move to a less impactful lifestyle in Japan. Helene also works with international companies to help them co-create their vision and inspire change in their organisation to move to a greener way of operating.

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Date & Time

Thu, June 25, 2020 19:00 – 20:00 UTC+09:00

Venue

Online Session

Fee

Free (and online)

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