It’s alarming

To date, plastic micro waste has been detected in approximately 600 marine species. The pollution doesn’t simply go away: Decomposition takes up to 450 years. And it is ubiquitous: 70% end up on the bottom of the ocean, about 15% of plastics are polluting our beaches, 14% are in the water, and only 1% on…

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Solutions needed!

Neither the GUPPYFRIEND Washing Bag nor the Air Bubble Curtain are final solutions to solve the plastic pollution problem. But they are both an important contribution to address the problem. Both are urgently needed to reduce the amount of plastic that enters our rivers and oceans. But our most important objective remains to reduce the…

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Be part of it!

STOP! MICRO WASTE is a nonprofit initiative from Berlin, Germany and is dedicated to inform about smart use of plastic. We aim to explore and initiate great ideas on how to avoid, replace and re-use plastics in every day life and beyond. We strive to spread knowledge to raise awareness about plastic-related environmental problems and…

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Manifest

I’ll fight convenience and avoid single use plastic * I won’t wash synthetic garments without filtering the wastewater * I’ll reuse all valuable materials * I’ll separate waste * I’ll repair before I buy new stuff * I’ll be critical towards misleading advertising * I know I don´t need much and focus on the essential…

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Guppyfriend

Microfibers released from washing pollute our waterbodies and food supply. The GUPPYFRIEND wash bag is the first solution to prevent microfibers from entering into rivers and oceans. Our goal is to reduce plastics and micro waste pollution in the world’s rivers and oceans. Guppy Friend also has the purpose to draw attention to the microfiber…

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The Air Bubble Curtain

From idea to reality: redirecting plastic debris in a river to the side where it will be caught in a collecting vessel by using a specially designed air bubble curtain. Today, air bubble curtains are mainly used for the aeration of water bodies or to keep certain areas free from ice. When ascending, the air…

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