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.

Prince Charles calls for end of dumping of plastic in the ocean

In 2012 the authoritative independent think tank Global Ocean Commission called for stringent me... Read More

Discharge of industry plastics in the Danube permitted by law

One of the most effective measures against plastic soup is preventing discharge of plastics in w... Read More

Ban on free plastic bags as from 1 January next year

The Netherlands take concrete measures against plastic soup Environment Minister Mansveld has in... Read More

Plastic Soup numbers everyone gets

After years of measurements on the ocean the American research institute 5 Gyres has recently ca... Read More

German Parliament: Regulation microplastics in cosmetics

The Bundnis 90/die Grunen fraction recently argued in the Bundestag (the German Read More

Washing machine filter against plastic soup on European agenda

Jeroen de Roos, the director of the Dutch Association of White Goods Manufacturers, Read More

Doing the laundry possibly biggest source of plastic pollution

The Plastic Soup Foundation organises a European summit concerning alarming research Read More

Give our children a world without plastic soup

Plastic soup is a threat to the health and wellbeing of our children. Read More

More than 250.000 tons of plastic floating in the ocean

Floating plastic is found in all the oceans. There have been wild guesses as to what it all amou... Read More