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.

Plastic bags are disastrous for marine environments

According to a new study, published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, plastic... Read More

Plastic Soup clothes not a solution

A number of clothing manufacturers have recently announced they will begin making fabrics from p... Read More

Plastic Soup LAB nominated for Social Enterprise Publieksaward 2015

The Plastic Soup LAB has been nominated for the Social Enterprise Publieksaward 2015, powered by... Read More

Plastic soup survey

Concern with plastic pollution, especially in the oceans (plastic soup) has been increasing for ... Read More

Multinational tactics in microbeads ban

In the USA the state of Colorado has followed suit to the state of Illinois in adopting a new la... Read More

Prince Charles calls for end of dumping of plastic in the ocean

In 2012 the authoritative independent think tank Global Ocean Commission called for stringent me... Read More

Discharge of industry plastics in the Danube permitted by law

One of the most effective measures against plastic soup is preventing discharge of plastics in w... Read More

Ban on free plastic bags as from 1 January next year

The Netherlands take concrete measures against plastic soup Environment Minister Mansveld has in... Read More

Plastic Soup numbers everyone gets

After years of measurements on the ocean the American research institute 5 Gyres has recently ca... Read More