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Our project activities improve the participants professional skills on creative thinking, organisational skills, how to implement upcycling techniques and transfer this to their NGO and work spaces thus transfer to young people. Learn from best practices of non formal education methodologies. As well as they will gain new methodologies and tools that they can apply in their daily work as youth workers. Moreover, participants will also develop their skills of presentations, team work, expression in English.

You Can Live Plastic Free

Sharing good practices, learning outcomes and non-formal learning methodologies in the field of youth. To create sense of ownership & awareness of the urgent environmental issues among youth by organising, seminars, workshops, polls and creating to reach wider audiences which will also provide guidance on how to reduce/stop single plastic use and promote recycling;

EU Connection

Promote EU values, social inclusion, diversity, intercultural dialogue, tolerance and respect to each other to the nature among young people by organising intercultural activities. Learn and share expertise of local/national initiatives related to waste management, recycling facilities, environmental friendly plastic reduction and alternative solutions by Environmental protection seminar and workshops.

What is The Purpose of Our Organization?

Plastic pollution permeates every aspect of our lives, but also highlights the importance of environmental care, protection and conservation. The fact that plastic pollution has detrimental health, social and economic effects compels us to think innovatively about how to address it. United Nation (2018) highlighted that -with today’s youth population (15-24 years) at 1.2 billion and further growth anticipated for the near future, investments in youth must be channelled to enable them to adopt sustainable methods for environmental protection. UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has said ‘In 1950, the world’s population of 2.5 billion produced 1.5 million tons of plastic; in 2016, a global population of more than 7 billion people produced over 300 million tons of plastic – with severe consequences for the environment. 

We must unite communities for protection of the environment and our green future.
Nilgün Pala – Founder of Sustainable Solutions for a Greener Future

Priorities of the European Commission

2021-2027 Erasmus+ is more inclusive, more digital, and more green. It has opportunities for all ages, and more choice for organisations. The European Commission adopted a set of proposals to make the EU’s climate, energy, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. More information on Delivering the European Green Deal. The European Green Deal is also our lifeline out of the COVID-19 pandemic. One third of the 1.8 trillion euro investments from the NextGenerationEU Recovery Plan, and the EU’s seven-year budget will finance the European Green Deal.


In the gravest planetary crisis of all time, again we chose to go it together with the European Green Deal.
Von Der Leyen

Meet Our Team

Nilgun Pala

Nilgun Pala


She is director and co-founder of Youth Innovation. She is an accredited official yoga teacher. She has a degree in Marketing and Event Management and studies to become a CBT and EFT therapist.

Eduardo Macia Agullo

Eduardo Macia Agullo


is the European Project manager/coordinator since 1997. Since 2002 he has been working in the field of training and education, actively involved in management and implementation of European projects, mainly the LLP programmes, Erasmus+ and ESF.

Ümit Kaan Cengiz

Ümit Kaan Cengiz


He participated and has organized a lot of projects in national and international level as he is highly experienced in several Erasmus+ projects.

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