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EU moves to ban microplastics in most products

EU moves to ban microplastics in most products

(Photo by MPCA Photos)   This press release was originally issued by the Rethink Plastic alliance. The European policy alliance of the #breakfreefromplastic movement. Brussels, 30 January 2019 – The EU will use its powerful chemical laws to stop most microplastics and...

Photo Essay: By The Ocean We Unite

Photo Essay: By The Ocean We Unite

by: Anouk Van De Beek Imagine being on a sailing ship, only seeing the ocean’s vastness, working with the elements, no other distractions whatsoever. Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 2014 Dutch sailor Thomas van Thiel was already ten days out on the open sea when he...

Eight Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

Eight Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

Brown Pelican juvenile tossing plastic spoon up in the air. Photo: Sebastian Kennerknecht/Minden Pictures By doing so, you'll be helping birds and other wildlife. If there’s one material we can’t seem to live without, it’s plastic. And there’s a reason for that:...

#breakfreefromplastic Mediterranean changemakers

#breakfreefromplastic Mediterranean changemakers

The beginning of February saw dozens of #breakfreefromplastic campaigners and activists gathering in Marrakech, Morocco looking for new ways to work together change the face of the Mediterranean with their projects. Movement members from Barcelona, to Beirut and most...

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