Our Mission

Jamaica Environment Trust

The mission of the Jamaica Environment Trust is to protect Jamaica’s natural resources using education, advocacy and the law to influence individual and organizational behaviour and public policy and practice.

Help us

Help JET make a difference!

Make a Donation

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is working to protect Jamaica’s natural resources and needs your support. Here’s how you can help Jamaica’s environment by donating to JET.

Join JET

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is a membership organisation. Become a member of JET or renew your membership to support the work we do.

Become a Volunteer

Find out more about how you can volunteer with the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET). Please provide all the necessary details so we can contact you when we need help.

Our History

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) was formed in 1991 by a group of citizens concerned about the state of Jamaica’s natural environment. We are a non-profit, non-governmental membership organization based in the Kingston and St. Andrew area, but our projects are implemented all over the island. We are a registered company limited by guarantee under Jamaica’s Companies Act (non profit). We are also a registered charity under Section 12 (h) of the Jamaican Income Tax Act and donations to JET in Jamaica are fully tax deductible.

30+ years of service

> 1 Million Pounds

of garbage from the environment since 1993

> 90,000 volunteers

> 350 schools impacted

Working Together to
Preserve Jamaica's Resources

Saving Jamaica's Cockpit Country

Episode 1 of our new PSA series produced under the project highlights the importance of this rich ecological and cultural landscape, underscoring the need for Cockpit Country’s protection.



Latest Publications


Climate Assessment for Cockpit Country 10.11 MB 1 downloads

This report details the impacts of climate change on Cockpit Country, exploring its...

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan for Cockpit Country 2.08 MB 1 downloads

This Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Cockpit Country offers a comprehensive understanding...

A review of the solid waste management policy and recommendations 1.33 MB 93 downloads

A review of the existing legal and policy framework for solid waste management in...