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The new academic year has started and with it education as well. Associate professor Dennis Claessen and Director of Education Han de Winde from the Institute of Biology Leiden set-up an environmentally friendly introduction to the Leiden Bio Science Park for their students, with the help of Plastic Spotters Liselotte Rambonnet and Auke-Florian Hiemstra.Read More
Chilling out on a terrace without worrying about disposable plastic blowing into the canals? That's possible in Leiden. The terraces of Brasserie De Poort and Tanoor, at the Haven, will be completely free of disposable plastic from 1 August 2020. Lot and the Whale will join later. And Logica, on the Stille Rijn, has been free of single-use plastic since its establishment in 2014.Read More
The canal is a reflection of human activity. We used to have a sea of plastic cups after big events, but thanks to the efforts of Canal Cups, this image belongs to the past. After the outbreak of Corona, the canal once again manages to hold up a mirror to us.Read More