• “A Plastic Ocean” – free movie screening

    This month Goumbook is celebrating the first anniversary of it’s latest initiative: Drop It – Say NO to Plastic (bottles). It has been a very rewarding and passionate year: we have done many awareness sessions in corporate offices and schools, we have had many companies and individuals switching to filtered tap water in their offices […]

    Updated: 01 May, 2017

  • RSVP ‘A Plastic Ocean’ free movie screening

    A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans, uncover alarming truths about plastic pollution, and reveal working solutions that can be put into immediate effect.

    Updated: 01 May, 2017

  • Meet SeaVax, a solar-wind powered ship that could suck up all plastic waste in oceans

      SeaVax works like a vacuum and it could suck up 24,000 tons of Ocean plastic every year! With more plastic than fish expected in our oceans by 2050, cleaning up this mess seems like an impossible task. But a team of inventors from Sussex, England have developed a novel solution. The SeaVax is a solar- and wind-powered ship that can suck up plastic waste. The inventors at […]

    Updated: 13 March, 2016

  • UAE bans non-biodegradable plastic products

    The ban comes into effect from early next year and also covers biodegradable plastic products.   Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Environment and Water on Sunday has announced  a ban on the circulation and marketing of non-biodegradable plastic products by the beginning of next year. The ban also covers biodegradable plastic products which are not registered […]

    Updated: 14 March, 2013

  • The PNSF Expedition hits the road

    The adventure has finally begun after almost a year of preparation. Theresa and David Wernery left Dubai yesterday on an international campaign against plastic waste. They hopped on to a ferry for the city of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran. They will continue to Turkey, Europe and back to parts of Asia before returning to […]

    Updated: 25 April, 2012