Kids are like sponges, so the saying goes, and this coupled with their awe and wonder, as described by Ella Meek in the Kids Against Plastic podcast episode, enhances their ability to learn knowledge and skills. On top of this, they have yet (hopefully) succumbed to a narrative of it can’t be done, and possibilities …
Amy and Ella Meek founded the charity, Kids Against Plastic in 2016 when they were 12 and 10. They felt compelled to address plastic pollution upon researching the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Hear about their story, motivations, the Plastic Clever Schools initiative and ambitions in this inspiring conversation.
Helena Craig is chair of Black2Nature, an environmental organisation promoting equal access to nature for all through running camps for visible ethnic minority children, conferences and campaigning. An insightful conversation on equality, diversity and inclusion within the environmental sector.