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Dear friends of EndPlasticSoup

Together we will EndPlasticSoup in 2050. We will join forces but all starts with Awareness. Although the world is still suffering from COVID-19, we can organize a Corona-proof challenge to clean up our house, garden, street, park, river, wood and beach.

On 5th June it is World Environment Day and our 4th EndPlasticSoup Action Day. Please use the action materials available on our website and send your pictures of the cleanup and other publicity and awareness actions to us. Also post your photo’s on facebook or insta, and share how many people were involved in your cleanup. Awareness! Together we can do so much!

On our website you can download material for this challenge:
  • 5th June Flyer in 15 languages: Arabic, German, English, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Norwegian, Russian, Thai, Hungarian, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese. Add your own clublogo in the worddoc.
  • Coloring page for the kids to learn the difference between organic- and plastic waste.
  • Bingo Card to make it more fun for the youngsters
  • An EndPlasticSoup BINGO app (Android and iOS). To be launched at the 22th of May (keep an eye on our website!)
Cleanup Day June 5:
Go well 
Since April we work with the Rotary Club Merchandise Europe, but all the clubs Worldwide can order:
>>> warningvest, pins, pricksticks, etc.

order via Club Merchandise & Club Accessoires
Rotary Puzzle #2
RC Winschoten (NL) and Rotary Club Leer (Germany) made a new a new End Plastic Soup Puzzle that is sold in the Netherlands, Germany and also internationally. The 1000 piece puzzle shows activities related to the International Rotary Summer Camps. The proceeds of the action will go back to the EndPlasticSoup foundation for the development of projects that prevent plastic from entering nature and stop plastic pollution to 'End Plastic Soup'. 
Order the Rotary #2 Jigsaw Puzzle >>> here
Inspiration and Actions by
Rotary Clubs worldwide
We celebrate: River Drina in Bosnia Herzegovina
In February Rotary Club Aachen supported the mission of CollectiX in Bosnia Herzegovina to clean up the river Drina near the dam at Viségrad. This project was a pilot and will be succeeded by more projects later this year.

On 27th February 2021 Rotary Club Calcutta Centenary, India, organised a Vintage and Super Car Show to create awareness on plastic pollution.
We celebrate: VeryNile in Cairo, Egypt
At 22nd March Rotary Clubs Horus Heliopolis and Al Shorouk Cairo celebrated World Water day through the inauguration of the Fishermen Hub and the launch of the first cleaning Boat on the Nile by NGO VeryNile, in the presence of HE Dr Yasmine Fouad Minister of Environment.

We celebrate: Mississippi River plastic pollution initiative
Rotary Clubs support the Mississippi River Cities and Towns initiative to tackle plastic pollution.
Cape Town, South Africa
Plastic waste management 

Rotary Club E-Club of Greater Cape Town is starting a Global Grant project to collect, sort and recycle waste from the rivers supporting homeless people.
Several clubs came into action!

Along the 177 km of the Russian river in California (USA), Rotary Clubs in D5130 came together and did a massive cleanup with over 150 volunteers.They removed over 2 Tons of material. Thanks to the Rotary Club of Ukiah South (District 5130, Northern California) for taking the lead on this clean up and especially to Salvador Rico for all the work he has done with Cleaning the Rivers of the World.
In The Netherlands one of the actions involved 50 volunteers of 4 Rotary Clubs joining forces to collect about 80 bags of rubbish.
Upcoming Events
  • EndPlasticSoup Action Day: June 5, 2021 f.e.: Take a Plastic Diet (download the FREE app: My Little Plastic Footprint)
  • World Environment day: June 5, 2021 | theme: Ecosystem Restoration
  • Rotary International Virtual Conference
    Presence in the House of Friendship and 5 presentations during the Convention in June 2021.
  • World Cleanup daySeptember18-19, 2021
Nobody can do everything.

But everyone can do something.

Show us what you are doing

and help fix the planet.


Show us how you will help by taking part in
the ESRAG video contest!
>>> IFixThePlanet

The ESRAG 70 sec. VIDEO CHALLENGE  –  ENDS: 31.05.2021

Winners to be announced World Environment Day – June 5th

Alliances, Cooperation and Projects 
Follow up of our application to become an EndPlasticSoup - Rotary Action Group:  >> Rotary International asked us to investigate the possibilities to become part of the ESRAG family (Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group) while keeping our brand and energy. We do investigate and we keep you posted.

Update in numbers: already thousands of Rotarians from over two hundred clubs in forty-two countries support our mission, signed our petition or became supporter, ambassador or friend of EndPlasticSoup, so if you have not joined yet, please do join us now. We keep on zooming our presentation all around the world.

Please follow The Ocean Cleanup/1000 rivers and see how they mapped the world's rivers. Take a look at all the data they collect and share it in open source platforms. Together we have to EndPlasticSoup! Let us connect and join forces to tackle this immense problem.
>> Become a member of EndPlasticSoup, join us now!
Legal Status
You will find more information on our legal status >> here.
We are a formal foundation by Dutch law.
Stichting EndPlasticSoup is based in The Netherlands.
Chamber of Commerce number: 77181913
Dutch tax file number: (RSIN) NL860925948
Address: Geschutswerf 3, 1018 AW AMSTERDAM.
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