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 celebrates its first lustrum

Amsterdam, February 11th, 2016. Today, exactly five years ago, Maria Westerbos founded the Plast... Read More

Oyster health threatened by microplastics

The ingestion of microplastics has negative effects on the reproduction cycle of the Pacific cup... Read More

A glimmer of hope for Guanabara Bay

21 January 2016 – Dorian van Rijsselberghe, the defending Olympic Windsurfing Champion for... Read More

“Clearing up microplastics near the coasts is much more effective”

British scientists of Imperial College have answered the question whether it is better to clear ... Read More

Plastic Soupermarket on display at Ekoplaza

As of last week, part of the Plastic Soupermarket will be on display at Ekoplaza on the Stadhoud... Read More

Ban on free plastic bags in the Netherlands

On January 1st, 2016, the Netherlands banned the distribution of free plastic bags. The European... Read More

Petition to ban microbeads, UK Government responds

UK Government responds The petition to ‘ban the use of plastic microbeads in all cosmetic produc... Read More

Thousands of plastic bottles turn Cornish beaches pink

Thousands of plastic bottles have turned beaches on England’s Cornish coast pink. Since last Sun... Read More

Huge victory: US bans microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products

President Obama signed the Microbead-Free Waters Act at the end of December. As of 1 July 2017, ... Read More