Our first impression in Rincon del Mar

After two months of preparing ourselves for a new place, we started our second project in Rincon del Mar in August 2021. Already in July, two Plasticaware members visited Rincon del Mar to analyse the situation and get the approval from the local community for further...

Achievements May & June in Capurganá

The fight against plastic pollution is ongoing! Our first project in Capurganá may have come to an end but that does not mean we have stopped working. With administrative work piling up, we’d like to give you a glimpse behind the scenes and let you know what we have...

The dilemma with microfibers

Shopping: the joy of seeing neatly folded clothes in stores, the feeling of different garments gliding through your hands as you move along the clothing racks, and the excitement rushing through you as you receive your bag from the shopping assistance. A simply...

What we achieved in April 2021

Oh, hi there. Thank you so much for checking in to learn more about our latest developments. April was a month full of surprises, immense joy, and some minor challenges. As you know, we’ve identified five main target groups to work with in Capurganá: tourists,...

What ever is the problem with plastic?

Let’s be clear since its mass introduction, less than a century ago, plastic has significantly improved all areas of our lives (Choi, 2020). Not only has it been proven to be extremely beneficial in the medical field or automotive industry but it has also made our...

What we achieved so far

March 2021 has been a busy month for us at Plasticaware. As such, we would like to share some of the key milestones, successes, but also drawbacks we’ve experienced over the past few weeks in Capurganá.  What started as a three-women project is now slowly but surely...

This is us

For many years the three of us dreamt of leaving a positive mark on this world. A mark that goes beyond our immediate surroundings and actively fights the systemic injustice and imbalance our society is built up on. A system that is tilted in our favor and ensured...