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How to reduce your plastic footprint.


When buying groceries it’s hard not to find anything which is not wrapped in plastic. From pasta to veggies and fruits. There are companies who are trying to find solutions to this problem. Companies like Lush who try to ban

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Jalou en Roderick over reizen en de plastic soup

jalou en roderick martijn roos

Een paar weken geleden hebben een interview gehad met kitesurfers en globetrotters, Jalou Langeree en Roderick Pijls. De twee hebben elkaar in Zuid-Afrika leren kennen en dat was liefde op het eerste gezicht. Sindsdien reizen ze samen de wereld over

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A plastic sailing experience


This time we have a guest blog by one of our ambassadors Julia van Rooij. She was invited by By the Ocean We Unite (BTOWU) to come on a mini expedition. Here’s her story. “BTOWU  started last year and they

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De gewoonte van de dagelijkse realiteit


Een baby zeehond met een ketting van visnetten en stukken plastic. Dat was één van de eerste foto’s die ik zag toen ik mijn Facebook pagina opende. Het waren foto’s van de Zeehonden crèche in Pieterburen. Deze foto’s worden langzaamaan

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Recycle or not to recycle


Statiegeld op kleine petflessen. De Tweede Kamer gaat er een onderzoek naar doen. Niet gewoon ja of nee besluiten, maar een onderzoek dat een jaar duurt.  Men moet er wat vinden en dus welkom bij de bureaucratie. Zou dat komen

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New Dehli banned plastics disposables

New Dehli will be first city that bans plastics disposables. The city hopes to tackle the pollution problem by banning these single use plastics which can be found all over. This ban also means that New Delhi is the first

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Unilever commits to 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025

In a press release from January 14th  Unilever stated they are committed to ensure that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. They also invite collective action from fast-moving consumer goods industry to be

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Coca Cola bottle labels beached


On the beaches of the Wadden isles of Texel, Vlieland and Terschelling Coca Cola labels have washed ashore. These labels problably originated from the same vessel that lost the plastic toy eggs last week, the Red Cedar. The eggs were

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Before the Flood


I recently moved and I now live a 45 min bike ride away from my work. On the route I take I pass streams, city traffic, and canals. Typical Dutch countryside. It seems perfect, but looks can be deceiving.  On

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Introducing Julia van Rooij


Goodwill ambassadors, a foundation such as ours can’t live without them that is why we’re so proud to have Annabel on our side and now we want to introduce to you our second ambassador Ms Julia van Rooij, 23 year

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