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.

California Assembly votes to ban microbeads

The strictest ban in the World on products that contain microplastics has passed the California ... Read More

69 NGO’s in 33 countries support Beat the Microbead

The Beat the Microbead campaign is now supported by 69 NGO’s in 33 different countries. The inte... Read More

Cosmetics industry in the USA and EU speak out about ban on microplastics

The cosmetics industry is under fire worldwide because of its use of microplastics in personal c... Read More

Colgate-Palmolive toothpaste is now plastic-free!

Colgate-Palmolive (including Elmex) have kept their promise and have completed the work needed t... Read More

Sign for an EU packaging deposit money system

The citizen initiative Let’s do it! Belgium pleads for a European packaging deposit system on al... Read More

“Buy Coca Cola in returnable bottles”

On the Coca Cola Company website it is stated that since 1969 the concern has designed its bever... Read More

Bottle deposit scheme debate: Coca Cola Germany under fire

For the multinational Coca Cola profits are more important than caring for the environment. On a... Read More

Help us beat the microbead

Do you already avoid disposable plastic bags? Then for the Better Bag Challenge and World Oceans... Read More

870.000 euros for research into ‘nanoplastic soup’

Scientists from Utrecht University and Wageningen UR will work together to develop new methods t... Read More