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.

PSF Charity Dinner at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam

The Plastic Soup Foundation hosted its second Charity Dinner on Monday November 21st. This time ... Read More

Hormone disrupting substances found in the urine of Dutch parliamentarians

Dutch parliamentarians have hormone disrupting substances in their bodies which have been proven... Read More

Ocean Clothes Are Still Not The Solution

We need to ditch the idea that we can easily clean up the oceans. We need to fix the problem at ... Read More

Anchovy eat microbeads from personal care products

Japanese researchers have concluded in the journal Nature that for the first time it has been pr... Read More

Microplastics: “German cosmetics sector does not phase microplastics out”

In Germany, one in three face scrubs contains polyethylene (PE), and that is just as many as in ... Read More

Winner of the Political Plume 2016!

Every year the Plastic Soup Foundation awards a prize to a politician who has taken action to ta... Read More

More than 700,000 plastic fibers for every 6 kilos of laundry

Clothing has been made from synthetic fabrics for more than 50 years. These items of clothing sh... Read More

Research into single-use plant trays already under scrutiny

Deputy Minister for Infrastructure and the Environment Sharon Dijksma has answered questions in ... Read More

Hormone disruptors cause infertility in dogs

Hormone disrupting chemicals can cause infertility and birth defects in man’s best friend. These... Read More