Sailing expedition to the Arctic in summer 2018 for science - microplastics, cosmic rays, water quality & exploration.
SDG’s of application
Offers from PolarQuest
BioStraw4Planet will transform waste into a valuable resource according to the principles of the circular economy. Bamboo is one of the most sustainable plants in the planet because it consumes little water, absorbs carbon dioxide and releases 35% more oxygen into the atmosphere. Thus, using bamboo straws will not only help reduce plastic usage in the island of Rodrigues, it will also diminish one significant source of plastic feeding the plastic island of the Indian Ocean. Forecast say that up to one million plastic straws will be replaced in 2020/21 (+ Mauritius, Seychelles, Maldives). In addition, the project contributes to UN 2030 Agenda: ocean preservation, equal education, employment and remuneration for discriminated people, and sustainable management of forestry.