About Us.

Who We Are

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has a small and vibrant team, who draw on a wide range of skill sets and come from a variety of professional and academic backgrounds.

JET is a non-profit, non-governmental membership environmental organization

We are based in the Kingston and St. Andrew area. 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.
JET’s paid-up membership fluctuates between 100 and 500 and we have approximately 80 corporate sponsors. We have a full-time staff complement of four and members of the Board and Directors are elected at our Annual General Meeting in March.
We have undertaken a range of projects over the years across Jamaica. These include beach and gully clean-ups, photographic competitions, recycling projects, the production of a musical stage play entitled “Nuff Respect for Nature” which toured 40 schools island-wide in 1994, a five-minute radio programme called EnviroNotes, and a World Bank funded demand side management energy conservation project with the Jamaica Public Service Company, environmental films, a number of annual events, and advocacy campaigns. We also produce environmental materials, a biannual e-magazine, and deliver regular talks on the environment and field trips. We operate a long standing environmental education programme in Jamaican schools and we are advocates for the protection of Jamaica’s natural resources through our law and advocacy work.

Mission, Goals & Values

Mission and Goals

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.

Core Values

We are a non profit non government environmental agency, and we value integrity, transparency and honesty. We are committed to high standards of work through professionalism, partnership and teamwork. We are an equal opportunity employer and we seek to provide an inspiring and productive workplace for our staff members. We have a passion for the protection of nature which guides and motivates everything we do.

Get Involved.

Join JET

Become a member of the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) or renew your existing annual membership to support our work to protect Jamaica’s natural resources.

Give Time.

Share your time

Although JET does not have a formal volunteer programme, we do need help from time to time with various administrative tasks and at our events


Recycle Depot

JET operates a recycling collection depot in partnership with Recycling Partners of Jamaica Limited.