Youth-Led projects on Climate Action

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Creating a Second Life for Second-hand Clothes by Tainan YMCA (Taiwan)

The project seeks to create new products out of second-hand clothes

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The solution team seeks to reduce food waste by combatting hunger and waste in distributing food that grocery stores would otherwise have wasted

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YMCA Australia - Best practice climate action plan

The best practice solution involves a centralized staff member at YMCA Australia collecting and coordinating data measuring the climate impact of each organization.

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YMCA Romania - Building Sustainable Cities

As recycling is a huge issue in Romania, Y Romania will create a series of 50-minute workshops for High Schools. A “Hike and Clean” programme will restore trekking trails.

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#TeamTrees by YMCA Kosovo

The project’s main goal is to tackle deforestation. Y Kosovo will build a nursery greenhouse in the YMCA Camp at Pjetershan to grow and nurture plants until they are ready to be planted in the wild

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Sumaq Muru by YMCA Peru

The Sumaq Muru project aims to produce affordable and non-polluting energy to help communities struggling with poor drainage systems, poor hygienic services, and pollution

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YMCA Mongolia - Green traveler, Green influencer

The project seeks to conduct ecofriendly travel education to children and youth.

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YMCA Makati Kalakalikasan: Exchange for a Change

The project aims to recycle single-use plastics, and to build a plastic recycling facility.

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