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.

Tyre particles and microfibers from clothing are a major source of plastic soup

Amsterdam, 22 February 2017 – Tyre particles and microfibers are one of the main sources of plas... Read More

Breaking news: Coca-Cola supports introduction of a deposit scheme

Edinburgh, 22 February 2017 – Coca-Cola, the world’s largest soft drinks company, says it suppor... Read More

A world’s first: a laundry bag that catches plastic microfibers

The very first specially designed laundry bag that catches microfibers has hit the market. The G... Read More

Microfibers kill freshwater water fleas

Microfibers from polyester clothing are ingested by freshwater water fleas. Research carried out... Read More

Strong increase of plastic pollution Artic

Bremerhaven, 7 February 2017 – The garbage concentration at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean has g... Read More

SKY Ocean Rescue: Protect the oceans

London, January 2017 – Sky News has started the Ocean Rescue campaign to involve millions of vie... Read More

Cosmetic products are full of plastic

Multinationals have promised changes, but consumers are still being exposed to dangerous health ... Read More

The National Postcode Lottery grants the Plastic Soup Foundation 600.000 Euros

Amsterdam, 7 February 2017 – The Plastic Soup Foundation would like to thank the National Postco... Read More

Stranded whale full of plastic

Bergen (Norway), 1 February 2017 – At the end of January a sick Cuvier’s beaked whale washed up ... Read More