Sneaker of algae and plastic soup

This sneaker comes from the sea: the Shao shoes made from algae and plastic soup. With these shoes you make water cleaner. In the new sneaker Shao there are five plastic PET bottles that have been removed from the Mediterranean. There is not so bad with the plastic soup. Nevertheless, the Spanish company Ecoalf is…

Blue Planet Society

Rock-stacking denies people the experience of wildness. In the far north west of the Scottish Highlands there is a primeval landscape. Assynt is made up of isolated mountains, standing like monoliths to time, framed by the Atlantic Ocean. There are caves to explore where streams disappear and then reappear. Like an Escher painting, water appears…

World Cleanup Day

Millions of volunteers in 150 countries uniting to clean up the world in a single day. Be part of the biggest civic action in human history, and help launch a cleaner future. On 15 September, volunteers and partners worldwide will come together to rid our planet of trash – cleaning up litter and mismanaged waste from…

4Ocean is Active

The two surfers realized that the proliferation of plastic threatened both the ocean environment and the fishermen’s livelihood. Could the fishermen use their nets, they wondered, to pull the plastic from the ocean? This idea stuck with the 2 surfers and they knew it was time to hit the drawing board. After realizing that the…

Trashdating

How do you clean up something fun? Well, for example by making it a whole festival. Armed with grabs and a garbage bag, the festival goers step into the boat. The first stop is a quay where the remains of an undoubtedly pleasant evening float in the water. “This is not normal”, it sounds when…

Sustainability – the circular economy

Three-year program aimed at mobilizing the community in Huizen and the surrounding area to take action for sustainability. Focus is primarily on the following projects: – Awareness d.m.v. themed evenings on the circular economy, first evening on 7 November 2018 – Cooperation with Floriade Almere for the Green City, Urban Greeners and sustainable food chain…

Start End Plastic Soup Campagne

On Saturday, June 2, the campaign End Plastic Soup Now started with more than 200 Rotarians and more than 100 children from the Weekendacademie, Plastic Plastic was trained in the Amsterdam canals. The occasion was the Leonardo da Vinci prize that was presented to Boyan Slat of The Ocean Cleanup in the morning. It was…

Boyan Slat receives prize

Boyan Slat, founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, received the 44th International Leonardo Da Vinci Prize in a crowded auditorium of the Rijksmuseum on Saturday 2 June. The prize, an initiative of 11 European Rotary Clubs, is for a young, promising person who is active in one of the many fields of work of…

Dopper

The Doppers are a great success! With our logo and / or the metal version because we can not just bring plastic into the world. Do you also want a metal Dopper with our logo, it costs € 20 and € 5 for our project. If you want to order a dopper send an email…