The European Parliament has leapt forward to protect people and the environment from plastic pollution, and national governments must now show the same ambition, according to the Rethink Plastic alliance.
An overwhelming majority in the European Parliament voted today to strengthen the European Commission’s plan to cut pollution from single-use plastic items.
EU countries lag behind in phasing out single-use plastic bags and curbing plastic pollution, warn Surfrider Foundation Europe (SFE) and Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) on the 9th International Plastic Bag Free Day.
According to the report Still Finding Excuses? Time for Europe to act against plastic bag pollution, released today by SFE
On the occasion of the European Maritime Days to be held from May 31 to June 1, 2018 in Burgas, Bulgaria, Surfrider Foundation Europe reveals a major citizen consultation campaign: Voice for the Ocean. One year ahead of the European elections, the objective is simple: to mobilize all European citizens to put the oceans and their protection back at the heart of the debates.
Supporters & ViP
Check the interview of our new ambassador, Peter Harper. “I joined the Surfrider team because, let’s get real, who doesn’t want save the world by helping to preserve our ocean. It is only the most beautiful treasure on the planet. ”
Bixente Lizarazu, Ambassador of Surfrider and iconic supporter of the Ocean Initiatives talks about his commitment.