Robin Lewis, is half Japanese, half English and has many years’ experience working with inter-governmental organisations, social enterprises and NGOs.
One day in 2018, while visiting Okinawa, he noticed first hand the impact of plastic pollution and decided to do something to address this issue. That is how the idea of mymizu was born.
On top of being mymizu Co-founder, 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).
In this episode, he is telling us more about his story, how they created the mymizu movement, bringing some fun into fighting single-use plastic, and how we can help reduce plastic waste in Japan.
You can find the summary of the discussion on Mottainai Transition website as well as more tips on how to reduce single-use plastic waste in Japan.