0 PLASTIC MINORCA
When we protect our oceans we're protecting our future
The 0 Plastic Menorca movement has the mission of raising awareness about the reduction and re-use of plastics, educating about the problem and concrete solutions; and promote sustainable tourism in Menorca as an example of success in the Mediterranean, involving people and organizations from both the island and from outside.
Of Social and Environmental Impact
0 PLASTIC MENORCA EXPEDITION
From August 11 to 15, 2020, the 1st expedition by sea and by land was carried out, which included 30 volunteers from all over Spain .
+10,000 micro-plastics and 330 kg of plastic collected in coastal areas of the island of Menorca and in which workshops and training talks were held in the beaches of Menorca under the name of "Beach Talks" , in which experts from environmental organizations on the island shared their knowledge on specific topics such as micro-plastics, the origin of plastic, the impact of plastic on the environment, the re- use and bioplastics, etc.
The objective of the expedition is to educate and raise awareness among more people every day about this problem and the solutions that we can put into practice.
MILES OF PLASTIC PER IRIS
A project that invites secondary, baccalaureate, basic FP and Intermediate FP students (16-18 years old) residing in the Balearic Islands, whom we call 0 Plastic Warriors , to organize nature excursions with friends and family, with the mission to share ideas to reduce plastic pollution on their islands. There will be a collective goal of reaching 10,000 km traveled against plastic among all the participants of the islands until el April 30, 2022 .
CONTEST 1 MIN FOR YOUR ISLAND
Create a 1-minute video to win the battle against plastic, answering the question: What would you do to fight plastic pollution on your island?
Prize: The winners will be crew members of the Norwegian sailboat Toftevaag from Alnitak for one day (1st and 2nd ESO) and 10 days participating in marine conservation activities. There will be 6 winning teams of 2 people, 2 for each island.
How to take part?
1. Requirements: Secondary, baccalaureate, basic FP and Intermediate FP students residing in the Balearic Islands (up to 20 years old)
3. Sign up and receive all the info!
"Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life." – Amy Poehler
"Passionate about sharing new experiences and connecting with new people to create a better world!"
"Menorquín passionate about the sea, travel and good conversations with people to learn from. - I can't change the direction of the wind, but I will always adjust my sails to reach my destination!"
SUPPORT AND CONTENT
“Enthusiastic engineer determined to make a lasting positive impact.”
"I consider myself an empathetic person, involved with the environment, fun and responsible."
"I love Menorca and I want to do something for this island!"
"Be the change you want to see in the world!"
"I am optimistic and I love to feel passion for what I do!"
"Inveterate traveler, independent, restless, with a lot of vitality, always ready to lend a cable, selective, strong and with character! "
"Apprentice to unlearn in projects and experiences where I can give my best version working as a team."
"A nature lover eager to share experiences!"
"I am a curious and positive person!"
"I consider myself a social and sensitive person who wants to help others"
"Extroverted but shy, I like art, very observant"
"I am a simple girl very curious, eager to learn and live experiences!"
"Lover of the sea and sports!"
"I am a responsible person, sociable and committed to just causes."
"I am a calm boy, committed to the environment and eager to learn."
"I define myself as a sociable, fun person who is always eager to learn new things. I love to travel and discover the world!"
"I am cheerful, sentimental, always willing to help for a good cause, an animal lover and I am passionate about the SEA!"
"Meet me in person!"
"I consider myself empathic, responsible and respectful. I like to enjoy nature with good company!"
"I am a curious, friendly and hard-working girl, committed to saving the planet!"
"I'm a nice, fun and supportive boy!"
DO YOU WANT TO JOIN?
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Save 390 l. of water bottled in plastic per year.
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0 PLASTIC MENORCA, THE SUCCESSFUL ENVIRONMENTAL EXPEDITION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
A group of young people from the island told us about the concern regarding the increasing amount of plastic on the coast of Menorca, and we decided to act and involve our community of young volunteers, as well as other committed people and organizations on the island, in an activity to raise awareness and collect plastics.
SDG14. THE 0 PLASTIC MENORCA TEAM COLLECTS 330 KG OF PLASTIC AND NEARLY 10,000 MICROPLASTICS COLLECTED
What objectives has 0 Plastic Menorca? Reducir la cantidad de plásticos que se acumulan en la costa de Menorca, concienciar y sensibilizar sobre el reciclaje, reducción y reutilización_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_of plastics and promoting sustainable tourism and responsible_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136 example of minor success in the Mediterranean as a bad5cf58d example
Thanks to its first expedition, 330.68 Kg of plastic and nearly 10,000 micro-plastics have been removed from the coast of Menorca during the 5 days of 0Plastic Menorca Expedition, ceasing to be a risk for marine fauna and the ecosystem of the Mediterranean Sea.
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“Alone, we are a drop of water. Together we are an ocean.”