Plastic soup = poisonous soup

More and more plastic waste is ending up in our oceans and seas. Due to the effects of weathering, sunlight and wave action, this plastic reduces to smaller particles. This leads to serious pollution. The oceans occupy 72% of the earth’s surface and they are our principal source of oxygen.


Ephemeral swirling clouds of starlings are one of nature’s true wonders. Thousands of birds floc... Read More

Ocean Conservancy report neglects “reduction”

The Ocean Conservancy (Washington, D.C.) does some amazing work; its International Coastal Clean... Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Innocent washing is major source of plastic soup

European research shows alarming results Amsterdam, September 30, 2015 – Clothes and washing mac... Read More

“500 tonnes microbeads from care products each year in Germany”

The German study Sources of microplastics relevant to marine protection in Germany (August 2015)... Read More

Massive Open Online Course on Plastic Soup

Plastic soup is one of the emerging environmental issues the earth is facing, but the subject ha... Read More

Opening Plastic Soupermarkt Kasteel Wijlre

The Plastic Soupermarkt opened on 26 September. The exhibition, first seen during SAIL in Amster... Read More

“In the name of beauty”

In an unusually sharp editorial, the scientific journal Nature condemned the cosmetic industry f... Read More

Banning plastic bags causes undesirable side effect

Europe wants to drastically reduce the number of plastic bags in the battle against the plastic ... Read More

“Scientific Evidence Supports a Ban on Microbeads”

A group of American scientists have recently expressed their opinion about microplastics in pers... Read More