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.

Prof. Vethaak: “What about the microplastics that we cannot analyze yet?”

Large pieces of plastic in the environment are the most important sources of microplastics, expl... Read More

Plastikpaletten im Zierpflanzensektor sind alles andere als nachhaltig

Einweg-Plastikpaletten werden im Zierpflanzensektor wegen ihrer Recyclebarkeit als nachhaltig an... Read More

Microbeads: multinationals testify to UK Parliament

Three multinationals, Unilever, l’Oréal and Procter & Gamble, have testified on their use of... Read More

Zero plastic inside tops “Rank a Brand” list!

Five cosmetics brands which bear the Plastic Soup Foundation’s Look for the Zero, Zero plastic i... Read More

Canada: “microbeads are toxic substance”

The government of Canada has officially listed microbeads as a toxic substance. It is the first ... Read More

CleanupTogether fights litter

Cleanup Together is a new initiative to tackle the problem of litter. CleanupTogether believes t... Read More

EFSA: “Micro- and nanoplastics are a potential food-hazard”

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) considers micro- and nanoplastic as a potential future... Read More

Plastic Fantastic

Baking bread, grating coconut and living with a few liters of fresh water each day. For two year... Read More

Life without Plastic: Small steps can make a big difference!

After reading the facts about the tons of plastic polluting our oceans and the consequences for ... Read More