Disregarded tins kill
Amsterdam, 19 April 2018 – The Flemish Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries recently set up an online incident desk Meldpunt scherp-in […]
Albatross, the film: ode to a victim of the plastic soup
Amsterdam, 18 April 2018 – Half-way through the film, the image suddenly stops. A close-up of an albatross feeding its […]
PSF’s Input on the International Approach to Plastic Soup
Amsterdam, April 11, 2018 – During the third meeting of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) last December in Nairobi, a […]
Food waste and plastic waste go hand in hand
Amsterdam, 10 April 2018 – A non-packaged tomato lasts a week, but if wrapped in plastic, it lasts twice as […]
Plastic Soup Atlas of the World will be released end of April
Amsterdam, April 9, 2018 — There are new reports about the plastic soup issue every day in scientific journals, on […]
England introduces deposit system with Coca-Cola’s support
Amsterdam, 6 April 2018 –British Environment Minister Michael Gove has announced that England will introduce a deposit system on all […]
Poor air quality caused by microplastics
Amsterdam, 30 March 2018 – The Netherlands does not meet agreed standards for air quality in all its cities. The Dutch cabinet […]
Microplastics in bottled water
Amsterdam, 4 April 2018 – Last September, Orb Media, an American research journalism organization, published a report about the worldwide […]
“Alternatives for BPA are equally harmful”
Amsterdam, 30 March 2018 – The plastics industry is a massive user of bisphenol A (BPA). This is a chemical […]
MICROPLASTICS APPEAR TO PROMOTE DEMENTIA
New research on the effects of microplastics on humans and other mammals shows significant behavioral changes.
Is the Plastic Soup smaller than we thought?
According to new research, the plastics soup is smaller than previously thought. Is this the good news we’ve been waiting for?
Plastic found in the human heart
Microplastics are present in human heart tissue, the first evidence has been found. It is becoming increasingly clear that plastic is dangerous to human health and the health of our planet.
Good news: bans (finally) in sight
The government will investigate measures, including bans, to prevent certain plastic products from ending up as litter.