Understand the plastic pollution crisis
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Thomas v
$40.00
Per person
Excl. 10% service fee

Understand the plastic pollution crisis

Education

About this experience

Did you know that on average for every one minute​,​ there is a garbage truck of plastic being dumped into the ocean? Did you also know that scientists have estimated that there will be more plastic than fish by 2050 (by weight)? We are dedicated to tackling the issue of plastic pollution in our oceans by raising awareness through sailing expeditions​​​,​ lectures​​,​ and documentaries. Join us to learn all about the global issue of plastic pollution while enjoying a unique walking tour in beautiful and historic Leiden city center (30 minutes from Amsterdam)​,​ followed up by a plastic cleanup. Find out what you can do to help reduce plastic consumption and pollution​,​ and get inspired by our work.

This experience includes

Expert guidance, newest information on plastic pollution, use of special beach combing bag, Remember to bring your own water bottle :)

Duration

2 hours

Availability

Flexible availability.

Participant capacity

2 - 75 people

Social impact focus

  • Animals
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Environment
  • Equality

If you buy this experience

For every participant going on our tour, we are able to educate 5 school children about plastics pollution.

Location

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    Station Leiden Centraal, Stationsplein 3G, Leiden, South Holland 2312, Netherlands

    Understand the plastic pollution crisis

    Education
    About this experience
    Did you know that on average for every one minute, there is a garbage truck of plastic being dumped into the ocean? Did you also know that scientists have estimated that there will be more plastic than fish by 2050 (by weight)? We are dedicated to tackling the issue of plastic pollution in our oceans by raising awareness through sailing expeditions​​, lectures​,​ and documentaries. Join us to learn all about the global issue of plastic pollution while enjoying a unique walking tour in beautiful and historic Leiden city center (30 minutes from Amsterdam), followed up by a plastic cleanup. Find out what you can do to help reduce plastic consumption and pollution, and get inspired by our work.
    Included in this experience
    Expert guidance, newest information on plastic pollution, use of special beach combing bag, Remember to bring your own water bottle :)
    Duration
    2 hours
    Availability
    Flexible availability.
    Participant capacity
    2 - 75 people

    Experience host

    Hello, we're By the Ocean we Unite.

    Sailing the plastic soup - from research to solutions Join us on board our sailing expedition to discover the impressive wilderness of our waters while helping us conduct citizien science into microplastics. Learn where the plastics come from, where they go to, and what the known effects are. Help stopping the flow of plastic to our oceans!

    Sailing the plastic soup - from research to solutions Join us on board our sailing expedition to discover the impressive wilderness of our waters while helping us conduct citizien science into microplastics. Learn where the plastics come from, where they go to, and what the known effects are. Help stopping the flow of plastic to our oceans!