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.

British Parliament: “Ban microbeads in personal care products quickly”

The best way to prevent microplastics from personal care products entering the environment is by... Read More

“Amsterdam Schoon”, Plastic Whale, WASTED and PSF for a clean Canal Parade

The “Amsterdam Schoon” – Clean Amsterdam – project was started this year as part of a larger “sc... Read More

Half-hearted phasing out of microbeads in cosmetics

Over the last few years, most cosmetic multinationals have spoken about their use of microbeads.... Read More

The new Beat the Microbead app is available NOW!

Amsterdam, July 2016 – The updated Beat the Microbead app 3.0 is ready for download for Wi... Read More

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