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Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan, vol. 06

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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. 06 will be a webinar- the topic is Plastic-free lifestyle.

Wed, September 16, 2020  UTC-05:00

05:00 – 06:00

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. 6 Plastic-free lifestyle

What is a “plastic-free lifestyle”?  Is it possible to reduce or eliminate our use of single use plastics while maintaining a “normal” lifestyle? What are some of the trends and opportunities for living a plastic-free lifestyle in Japan?  We welcome guest speaker Mona Neuhauss, Founder of No Plastic Japan, to tell us about her experience and expertise on the topic at Vol. 06 of the “Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan” series.

Timeline (in Japan Standard Time):

19:00   Kick off: Introductions (5 min)
19:05   Panel discussion (30 min)
19:35   Q&A (Open discussion) (15 min)
19:50   Closing words (10 min)
20:00  Finish

※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

  • Mona Neuhauss

    Founder, No Plastic Japan

    Mona is a strategic communications consultant. Born between German and Japanese parents, she spent most of her life in England, before moving to Japan in 2016.
    She founded No Plastic Japan in 2018 to raise awareness around our consumption habits and the waste it creates – one of its main activities is the replacement of plastic straws with stainless steel ones for individuals and businesses. In collaboration with a variety of stakeholders, Mona works on different communications and sustainability challenges.
    Mona is a strategic communications consultant. Born between German and Japanese parents, she spent most of her life in England, before moving to Japan in 2016.
    She founded No Plastic Japan in 2018 to raise awareness around our consumption habits and the waste it creates – one of its main activities is the replacement of plastic straws with stainless steel ones for individuals and businesses. In collaboration with a variety of stakeholders, Mona works on different communications and sustainability challenges.

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

Wed, September 16, 2020 05:00 – 06:00 UTC-05:00

Venue

Online Session

Fee

Free (and online)

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