Merijn Tinga


Merijn Tinga, better known as The Plastic Soup Surfer, is on a mission. He wants to stop the increasing plastic pollution of the marine environment. His campaigns are aimed at preventing plastic litter. The surfboards he used for this expedition are made from plastic litter and are a statement by themselves. Merijn Tinga is a trained biologist, has a career as a visual artist and in now a full time plastic activist.



Policy & Legislation
Storytelling & Communication
Science & Technology
Community Engagement


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