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  • The Agreement between the Netherlands and The Ocean Cleanup

    The Agreement between the Netherlands and The Ocean Cleanup

    Kevin Karlen, Claude Jost | | 1
    A recent covenant between the Netherlands and The Ocean Cleanup will allow the latter to carry out its activities on the high seas under the Dutch flag. Research conducted by the Leiden Advocacy Project on Plastic may have contributed to this agreement.
  • World Wide Waste

    World Wide Waste

    The programme ‘Ocean Clean Up’ promises to rid the oceans of ‘plastic soup’. This is a very welcome initiative. But only effective when it is accompanied by a change in the way we deal with plastic, by a change in our sense of self.
  • Towards a European ban on microbeads

    Towards a European ban on microbeads

    Judith Jansen, Floor Veldhuis, Marleen Schreuder | | 2
    The Plastic Soup Foundation is campaigning to ban microbeads in cosmetics products. Students of the Leiden Advocacy Project on Plastic (LAPP) wrote a memo providing legal guidance on the prohibition of microbeads in the EU.