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.

Measures to fight microplastic in Norway

The Norwegian consultancy Mepex describes in a new report about 50 measures to reduce microplast... Read More

New collaboration with G-Star to stop plastic microfibers

Amsterdam, 25 April 2016 – Machine washing of synthetic clothes is a big contributor to th... Read More

Nanosized plastic particles at sea

Until now it was not clear if nanoscale particles were produced through degration of larger piec... Read More

Green Beaver (CA) 100% microplasticfree

Green Beaver is the first Canadian cosmetics brand that confirms to be completely free of microp... Read More

First product with Zero logo

Botanique, the house brand of Dutch supermarket chain Ekoplaza, recently started carrying the Lo... Read More

Message in a plastic bottle

Baroness Maggie Jones calls on the government to show some leadership on the critical issue of m... Read More

France introduces stricter measures against lightweight plastic carrier bags and packaging!

A year ago, the European Union made it compulsory for member states to take measures against ver... Read More

Help us get 360 signatures from EP members!

Dear followers, We need your support! Beat the Microbead partner Seas At Risk has been working w... Read More

Dutch-German translator (vacancy closed)

Thank you for all the applications. This vacancy is now closed. We will not accept new applications.  Read More