Paddling down the entire river Rhine on a board made from plastic waste: from its pristine source in Switzerland to where it empties into the North Sea after 1200 kilometres. Along with all the plastic waste it has gathered.

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Upcoming events

Keynote NVRD dag

May 30th - 2018

Inspirational speech for Nederlandse Vereniging Reinigingsdiensten


March 16th - 2018

Space Gala Noordwijk

Presentation Vereniging Nederlandse Gemeenten

November 30th - 2017

Inspirational speech at the VNG Dag


November 29th - 2017

Rabobank Circular economy challenge

Keynote HOS

November 21st - 2017

Haarlemse Ondernemers Sociteit (HOS) Netwerkbijeenkomst


November 15th - 2017

Pabo Hogeschool Leiden

Pitch at 'Dag van de Wetgeving'

November 14th - 2017

Pitch (Pecha Kucha - twice) at "dag van de wetgeving" - organised by the ministery of safety and justice.

Lecture at the Junior Chamber International World Congres 2017

November 9th - 2017

Inspirational presentation on catalyzing change the 'Plastic Soup Surfer' way. (Kofi Annan as opening Keynote speaker).


November 6th - 2017

Centrum Milieuwetenschappen Leiden University

Keynote - Inspiratie event SPARK MVO Leiden

October 31st - 2017

Op hét MVO-platform voor de Leidse regio inspireren sociaal bewuste ondernemers elkaar.

Past events

Workshop NTR Buitendienst tijdens Cinekid

October 21st - 2017

Tijdens het Cinekid filmfestival in Amsterdam bouwt de Plastic Soup Surfer samen met kinderen een flessensurfplank het TV programma Buitendienst vd NTR

Keynote Greenpeace team dag

September 28th - 2017

Inpirational speech and Q&A for Green Peace Head Office Amsterdam as kick off for their team building day.

Keynote Haarlem Plastic Vrij

September 8th - 2017

The 8 biggest cultural organisations in Haarlem are going 'PET-FREE'this coming cultural season. A big step in awareness and setting an example for the rest!

Opening address Academic year Leiden University

September 4th - 2017

Every year the Academic year is traditionally opened in the Pieterskerk Leiden. This year the Plastic Soup Surfer has the honour to deliver the opening address.