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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

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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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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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The Leila Hurst Interview


Born and raised on the Kauai, Hawaii Leila Hurst can be considered among the elite in the world of surfing. Between her travels, competions and shoots she found some time to sit down for us to do this interview and

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Water is …


It’s been a while since her last guest blog but we could drag here away from her training for the next stop on the World Kite Tour. So without futher ado, here’s a word from ms Annabel van Westerop. “We

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An Idea Worth Spreading


Two weeks ago I went to a TEDx meeting. It was great! All those people sharing their ideas, that got me thinking.  What are ideas worth spreading? I believe I have such a story. A story which is an idea worth

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Education and Prevention


I can’t decide whether to write this in Dutch or to keep on going in English. I think it will be the latter, for that way a bigger audience can be reached and since we want to raise more awareness

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