ROGUE PLASTIC IN PARADISE
The expedition to the Mentawai Islands will mark the beginning of a lifelong commitment to provide holistic development support to the region. Participants will have the choice to be involved in areas of the project that may interest them even after the expedition.
Safeguard Earth’s remaining wilderness and empower remote underserved communities by funding sustainable micro-economies and critical waste systems.
To impact 50,000 lives and in the process create 50 entrepreneurs and clean 5 communities in the next 5 years in the Mentawai Islands.
The Technology: Waste-to-Energy Microplants
Why a feasibility study?
What will the study include?
VOPO Project Methodology
Identify remote underserved communities and connect with organisations
Conduct workshops for solution design and community mobilisation
Wilderness Impact Expeditions to remote communities to activate projects
Create a model of sustainability and ownership
Promote the remote destination as a responsible tourism hotspot
The Rogue Plastic Process
Impact & Performance Indicators
# of lives impacted
# of establish local entrepreneurs
Tons of waste diverted from landfills and natural environment
# Students life impacted
$ revenue to the community