EndPlasticSoup present at the Rotary Institute Basel

EndPlasticSoup presented the initiative at the European Rotary Institute in Basel 4-6 November Rotary Institute Basel Gert-Jan van Dommelen (co-founder and project director) and Marja Ritterfeld (board member and chair EndPlasticSoup Germany) informed the attendees of the Rotary Institute in Basel about the EndPlasticSoup progress and plans. During breaks good interactions took place and new…

Neuer Bildungskoffer EndPlasticSoup für Schulen

Der Bildungskoffer wurde für Grund-, Mittel- und Berufsschulen entwickelt. Der Koffer hilft fachliche Inhalte zum Thema „Plastik und Mikroplastik in der Umwelt“ erfahrbar zu vermitteln. Rotary Clubs in ganz Deutschland spenden diese Koffer an Schulen in ihrer Gemeinde. Viele Koffer wurden bereits bestellt. Lesen Sie mehr über den EndPlasticSoup Bildungskoffer. Die Informationsflyer finden Sie hier. Auch…

EndPlasticSoup NieMeermüll Plastic Art Competition in Brühl donates 11,000 euro to Bye Bye Plastic Bags

Rotary Club Brühl awarded our young ambassadors of Bye Bye Plastic Bags with 11,000 euro. The gift will be used for education booklets, educational training sessions, creation of teacher training and education content, and development of another educational booklet for grade 1,2,3 elementary school. Together with the city of Brühl, the EndPlasticSoup Supporter Club Brühl…

Young Ambassador Nina spoke in the UN preparation for the G20

In the Parliamentary Forum in the context of the G20 Parliamentary Speaker’s Summit P20, Aeshnina Azzahra Aqilani (Nina) representing Indonesia’s young generation delivered a message to the delegation of G20 member parliaments. Nina asked parliamentarians to make strict rules to reduce plastic production and limit the use of plastic. Also prohibit the use of toxic chemicals…

Microplastics in the Terrestrial Environment

How do microplastics affect food safety? Dr. Huerta Lwanga discusses the issue of plastic use in agriculture (fertilizer, compost, mulch, sludge etc.). Microplastics in soil affect soil life and crop growth; these plastic particles can additionally migrate through the soil food chain and eventually into the crops. Huerta Lwanga’s work has found that soil diversity…