Amstel Boathouse Fishing Plastic

RC Amsterdam South, RC Amsterdam Nachtwacht and RC Amsterdam will sail on the Amstel on Saturday the 1st of June. They will be accompanied by RC Amstelveen, Plastic Whale and the Weekend Academy. During this sail, they will search litter in the Amstel. It is a full-day program that starts at one o’clock and will…

Let’s Get Serious About Plastic

This year the entire Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is all about urgent urban planner issues and solutions with regard to making the city more livable, safe, fair, sustainable and accessible. These are the main topics during WeMakeThe.City, which is a festival that will take place from 17 to 23 June 2019. During these days, expeditions and…

City and Youth together in Heemstede

Why End Plastic Soup? With this project, Rotaryclub Heemstede wants to contribute, in collaboration with the municipality of Heemstede and primary schools, to a clean living environment. Rotary members are committed to making the residents of this beautiful municipality more plastic. Starting with the youth, because together we will lead by example; by cleaning up…

Lambik Plastiek

The moment is here: Suske’s in Wiske’s 347th album is about plastic! The story is called Lambik Plastiek, it goes about Lambiek who thinks he has found a solution for the plastic waste problem all by himself. To provide more information about plastic, the album also contains an additional file about plastic soup in oceans.…

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).  

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…