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Seas & Straws Spotlight

Do you want to know what's new in the plastic world? Do you want to meet companies that are fighting for the ocean or trying to make a difference by inventing great alterantives to plastic? The Seas & Straws Spotlight keeps you up-to-date with all things plastic and their impact on the seas.

Three fantastic plastic-free mother's day gift ideas

With Mother's day just around the corner, I put together a list of three fantastic plastic-free brands that she will love.

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"I want you to panic" - Greta Thunberg

"I want you to panic" - 16-year old Greta Thunberg fights vigorously and fearlessly against climate change - and the people in power.

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Study finds microplastic in the human body

The news is not surprising but still made headlines: A study found microplastic in the human body. Read here what the scientists found and what that means.

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China's waste ban may be devastating for the planet

High income countries export more than 90 percent of their plastic waste to poorer countries. China now decided not to be the world's waste dump anymore, and the consequences might be devastating.

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Starbucks preaches sustainability, IKEA acts

Starbucks and IKEA both made sustainability headlines this week. Here is why Starbucks is doing it wrong, and IKEA is doing it right.

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Mumbai is the largest city to ban all single-use plastics

India's largest city, Mumbai, just banned the manufacture, sale and use of single-use plastics. Pollution has always been a big problem for India.

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Depressing amount of microplastic found in Antarctica

Antarctica, the last remaining unspoiled place on earth. Not anymore. Greenpeace found microplastics and hazardous chemicals in almost every sample they took.

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Yet another whale dies from plastic

Another whale, this time a pilot whale, died from the consequences of plastic pollution.

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Sperm whale died from a stomach full of plastic

Another victim of our addiction to plastic: a young sperm whale was found dead at the coast of Spain. Scientists were shocked by what they found: The whale had swallowed 64 pounds of plastic!

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