EcoBricks

It was only in recent years when EcoBricks has reached our shores. But it has slowly gained traction among Filipinos, due in part to the alarming rates of plastic consumption and the far-reaching effects of negligent plastic disposal. From starting in Guatemala, it has already influenced many people all over the world to collect plastic…

Lesson package reuse plastic

Last winter, RC Amsterdam Halfweg came in contact with Marijn, Sam and Ties. These are students from Delft University of Technology who are looking for solutions for the re-use of plastic. They are inspired by Wilson Mzungu, who works as CEO Kenya & co-founder at Muima. The three men are nowadays also a part of…

Plastic monster

If there is a problem, fighting only the symptoms is not enough. The problem has to be faced, and that is what Break Free From Plastic has done with their new movement. This movement focuses on the plastic monster that destroys our planet. This sample originated, among other things, by companies where 90% of the…

Life Out Of Plastic

Life Out Of Plastic – L.O.O.P. is an established Peruvian brand and national platform for action on plastic pollution, founded and led by women. The social enterprise aims to generate a movement for sustainable consumption across Latin America. L.O.O.P. is targeting plastic pollution by creating a market for products made from recycled plastic waste (upcycled PET). L.O.O.P.’s…

Design Challenge

With the Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge, Smurfit Kappa is looking for sustainable alternatives to replace everyday packaging that is not biodegradable. The new packaging solutions must be paper-based.  See more on www.smurfitkappa.com (English) or www.duurzaambedrijfsleven.nl (Dutch).  

iBan Plastic

This movement has helped individuals learn to lower their own Plastic Foot Print, through our blogs and educational materials people are not only becoming more aware of the Plastic Pollution crisis we are living in today. By learning simple easy to manage tips that will help them make a positive difference. With enough people making…

Joe Green – From trash to Cash

Would you throw away plastic if it is worth money? Probably not. With this in mind, Joe Green has set up his project, teaching people to convert worthless plastic waste into a valuable bag or wallet that generates an income. With the money earned, the bag- and wallet makers can bring food on the table…

Eco Bus America

The ‘Eco Bus America’ project is committed to education in the field of environmental problems, with the focus on the problems caused by the excessive use of plastic in our current society. The goal of this project is to create awareness about this among the people. Jorien Timmers wants to make adults and children aware…

Ocean CleanX – Young Innovators Award

Founding a pioneering company to develop technology that monitors pollution and removes it from waterways Every year, millions of tons of plastic waste get into the oceans, putting marine species at risk of extinction. Grosjean, a 29-year-old engineer, launched Ocean CleanX to develop automated pollution monitoring and removal tools that use artificial intelligence and drones…

#STOPTHEPLASTIC

National Geographic starts the action against plastic pollution. We have defined 8 goals for #STOPMETPLASTIC. With this we want to reduce plastic that is produced for single use. What can you do to contribute? The eight goals consist of six products that you often use in daily life and that are easy to refuse and…