Joe Green – afvalproject

Zou jij plastic weggooien als het geld waard is? Waarschijnlijk niet. Met deze gedachte heeft Joe Green zijn project opgezet, waarbij hij mensen leert waardeloos plastic afval om te zetten in een waardevolle tas of portemonnee die geld kan opleveren. Geld waarmee de tassenmakers hun families van eten kunnen voorzien. Dit proces bestaat uit vier…

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…

Prize for The Ocean Cleanup

On Saturday 2 June 2018, Boyan Slat, founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, received the 44th International Leonardo Da Vinci Prize. This prize is an initiative of 11 European Rotary clubs and is intended for a young, promising person who is active in one of the many work areas of Leonardo da Vinci. Slat…

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…

Hamburg IRC Lakefront Breakout

During the International Rotary Convention in Hamburg, there will be a lot of attention for EndPlasticSoup promotions. At this convention, we will be present with a stand. Furthermore, of course we will also go out on the water on the 1st of June: from 5pm to 6pm at the Binnenalster in Hamburg.