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Here we explain the “Plastic Pirates – Go Europe!” project.

The project is meant to address all people in Europe.

The project is about plastic waste.

And how to get the waste out of the rivers.

And from the ocean.

To protect the environment.

All people in Europe are needed for this.


The Participants in the “Plastic Pirates” project of the European Union are from the following countries:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Lithuania
  • Portugal
  • Slovenia
  • Spain

The European Union is a group of 27 countries in Europe.

These countries have come together to make life better, easier and safer for people.

The countries have agreed to work together and help each other.

The project took place for the first time in the year 2 0 1 6.

And that was in Germany.

Under the name „Plastic Pirates”.


Who is this project for?

“Platic Pirates – Go Europe!” is especially good for:

  • School-Classes


  • Youth groups

They can help study the problem with plastic waste.


What do you do on the project?

This is about the plastic waste in rivers.

And in the ocean.

The plastic waste will be collected.

For example on the banks of rivers.

Or at streams.

Best to do this at different places.

And then it should be noted:

What trash did I find where?

The results should then be uploaded to our website.


What information is on our website?

 Here is an overview of the content of our website.

  • Information

This is about the goals of the project “Plastic Pirates – Go Europe!”.

The ideas about the creation of the project are also explained.


  • Participation

It is well explained why taking part in the project is good.


  • Explanatory Videos

The videos explain the tasks of the different participants in the project.


  • FAQ

FAQ means frequently asked questions.

Here you will find answers to many popular questions about our project.


  • Newsletter

For those who want to read all the news from us.

They can sign up for our newsletter.


  • Materials for our campaign

There is an online form on our website.

With this you can order a lot of material related to our project.

Ordering material does not cost any money.

This includes the campaign brochure.

The whole project is explained in the campaign brochure.

And how it should be done.

Also, there are teaching materials.

And working materials.

The material is for the schools.

And for youth group leaders.

With this, the project can be prepared well.

Or you can learn even more about the topic.

All materials can be downloaded.


A guide can also be downloaded.

A guide is helpful.

Then you know:

This is how I should plan the project!

Also, a building instruction can be downloaded.

The building instruction is for a sampling net.

With the sampling net you can fish plastic waste from the water.

It is even possible to order a sampling net.


Where can I find results from the project?

There is a map of Europe on our website.

The map is interactive.

Interactive means:

The map of Europe can be clicked.

And then shows different information.

You can see on the map of Europe for example:

  • where research takes place in Europe
  • which results were collected


You can also find the results of the Plastic-Pirates in Germany.

The results are from the beginning of the project.

From the year 2 0 1 6.


Where can I share my results?

Maybe you took part in our project.

That’s great!

You can upload your results on our website.


Where can I find out more about the project?

Sure, you already read lots about our website.

But you still have questions.

Then watch our video.

We explain how the website works in our video.

Then you can look around at ease.

On our website:



Have fun.

And be part of it!