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).  

Cleanup day

On Saturday, March 23rd, the 17th edition of the National Cleaning Day will be held, when tens of thousands of Dutch people will roll up their sleeves for a clean neighborhood. The National Cleaning Day can be seen as a joint spring cleaning. It takes place every year in the last week of March. In…

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…

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…

End Plastic Soup rompecabezas

Los clubes rotarios lanzan conjuntamente el rompecabezas «EndPlasticSoup» Los clubes rotarios de Holanda y Alemania unen sus fuerzas. Rotary Club Winschoten (NL), junto con Rotary Club Leer (Alemania), ha creado un nuevo rompecabezas «EndPlasticSoup» que se vende en los Países Bajos, Alemania y también a nivel internacional.  Campamentos de verano de Rotary (Summer Camp) Las…

Newsletter July 2019

Thank you so much for signing the EndPlasticSoup petition; we were overwhelmed by your enthusiasm and support during the Rotary International Convention in Hamburg! About 1500 Rotarians, Rotaracters, Interacters and their friends from over 800 clubs decided to support the Rotary initiative EndPlasticSoup. Read our newsletter July 2019 for more information.