Plastic free canteens at school

Our young ambassador Nina developed a plan to create plastic-free canteens at schools in Indonesia. This includes awareness regarding the reduction of plastic packaging to avoid plastic waste, and it also brings awareness regarding the overuse of sugar by children causing obese weight and health problems. Stages of develop a sachet free canteen (Aware Manage,…

Nina at the UN-INC4 in Ottawa

Nina at the UN-INC4 in Ottawa Nina was in Ottawa, Canada, end of April, where she was attending a global summit on plastic waste. This summit, the fourth session of the UN Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4) to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment, took place from 23…

Health and plastic pollution in medical care

Ralf Thiel, Director Health at EndPlasticSoup, RC Wiesbaden-Rheingau, D1820 Germany, presented the Theme Plastic and Health during the Synergy Europe meeting in January. Based on the experiences in hospitals the EndPlasticSoup project group will support the discussion and actions to remove (plastic) waste from hospitals and in medical care: Avoid single use instruments of steel…

Progress Un Plastic Treaty

In March 2022 the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) unanimously endorsed in Nairobi a historic resolution to End Plastic Pollution. Janet Kabeberi-Macharia, Director UN Plastic Treaty at EndPlasticSoup, RC Karura, D9212, Kenya, presented the progress of the UN Plastic Treaty at the Synergy Europe meeting on 27th January 2024. Progress towards developing an International Legally…