CURRENT PROJECTS

WFO EUROPE

Mixed Plastic Waste Project

Performing beach clean-ups in the North Adriatic coast and along the River Po in Italy, sorting the beach plastic waste suitable for recycling, obtaining the recycled plastic from film packaging, processing the first panels and building the first shelter demo to be exhibited at the Ecomondo fair in Italy and, at the same time, educating people and raising awareness on waste collection and sorting and developing new plastic products with the latest recycling technologies.

The Azores project

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the prevention and the clean-up of the plastics pollution in the Atlantic Ocean, by removing floating marine litter in São Miguel island, raising awareness of stakeholders, both policy makers and the public at large, by collecting information that documents the impact of marine debris, building the capacity of the project partners and supporting the mobilisation of resources for a larger follow-up project that could cover the whole Azores area.

Let's Clean Up the Danube Together

A three year repetitive programme of identified hotspot clean-ups and remediation projects in the Danube river basin, starting from Bulgaria and working towards the Black Sea in Romania, and in the Mediterranean, in close partnership with strong international partners.

Educating the next generation on good marine habits

Introducing "Plastian the Little Fish" - a children's book highlighting the impacts of marine waste on our oceans.

We aim to translate this book into every major language and introduce Plastian in schools, homes and libraries across Europe and beyond.

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WFO THE AMERICAS

Coalición Río - Cleaning up the Ozama and Isabela rivers

WFO Americas will be a founding member of Coalición Río in the Dominican Republic, which aims to restore the Ozama and Isabela rivers and contribute to sustainable development in the region.

Community-led Development in La Nueva Barquita (CLD)

WFO the Americas will provide technical assistance to local communities within Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to increase both operational and technical capacities to collect, sort and recycle material.

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WFO ASIA

Cleaning up Hong Kong Bay with WWF Hong Kong

WFO Asia will collaborate with WWF Hong Kong on two initiatives which aim to clean up Hong Hong Bay and provide alternatives to conventional packaging within the fishing sector.

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