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.

Mermaids press conference report

15 May 2017 – The Plastic Soup Foundation (PSF) looks back at a very successful press conference... Read More

No more plastic waste to the ocean via Dutch rivers

The ‘Clean Rivers’ initiative is a collaboration between IVN, Plastic Soup Foundation and Sticht... Read More

Fibers from synthetic clothing disastrous for mankind and the oceans

Amsterdam, 8 May 2017 – By machine washing our clothes, we are polluting our seas and ocea... Read More

Toxic chemicals in toys

Children’s toys made from recycled plastic contain toxic flame retardant chemicals OctaBDE, Deca... Read More

Plastic-eating caterpillar discovered

The caterpillar of the greater wax moth is capable of breaking down polyethylene, the most commo... Read More

Vacancy: Translator English – Spanish

We are looking for a volunteer with either a native or professional level of Spanish and English... Read More

71 percent less plastic bags

Since 1 January 2016 it is forbidden to provide free plastic bags in the Netherlands. This has l... Read More

Heaps of plastic in Arctic Ocean

Amsterdam, 20 April 2017 – Not just the 5 world oceans are polluted by plastic. Parts of t... Read More

Cora Ball ‘catches’ microfibers from clothing

The Plastic Soup Foundation congratulates the Rozalia Project’s Rachel Miller on her successful ... Read More
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