The state of the environment is a topic which often crops up in the news. In the Netherlands, there are hundreds of initiatives trying to address problems such as food waste or plastic pollution. We’ve picked out a few companies which you might find interesting.
Boats and furniture from plastic fishing – Plastic Whale
Plastic Whale was founded in Amsterdam in 2011 by Marius Smit. It is the first professional plastic fishing company in the world. The company’s first challenge was to build a boat. This challenge was met and Plastic Whale made their first design boat from more than 10.000 bottles fished from the canals of Amsterdam.