We are hosting a special screening of A PLASTIC OCEAN!

We are excited to be hosting a special screening of A PLASTIC OCEAN on March, 21st 2017 in Aachen (Apollo Cinema).

It is an award winning film about the impact of plastic in our oceans, marine life and our own health. Watch the trailer and come to our screening!

We’re also talking about the problem, our project and you’re welcome to ask questions and start a discussion with us.

We are looking forward to an inspiring evening with you!

Further screenings are being planned.

 

We’re a non-profit association now! – The Pacific Garbage Screening e.V.

Finally! We’re now a non-profit association: The Pacific Garbage Screening e.V.

We’re registered at the local court in Aachen, Germany. Register sheet VR 5663. Our association is non-profit and the main target is to support the project ‚Pacific Garbage Screening‘ especially in research and public relations.

We’re looking forward if you want to join us and the project!

Your PGS Team

Master Thesis at the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management

Isabelle Schmidt completed her studies in October with her master thesis for Pacific Garage screening.  Numerical investigation of an approach for the removal of plastic particles from the pacific

The task of the thesis was about: ,,Numerical investigation of an approach for the removal of plastic particles from the pacific“. Isabelle considered the currents inside the platform and got first results. Based on her results the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management continues the research of the functionality of the platform.

All the best to Isabelle for her graduation!

PGS-Team in workshop weekend

To forward our businessplan and to set the next steps we spend the whole weekend in a cute house in Belgium. We took a lot of time, workshop tools and discussions to take a step forward on the long way towards the cleaning of our oceans! The next weeks we have a lot of work to do the written composition.

Our new german homepage is online!

Another milestone has been reached! Our new german homepage is online!

Thanks a lot to Christian Baldus (pro in space – creative agency) for the awesome web design, Bastian Kosbab for creative ideas, input and active support and timtomtext for the textual presentation!

On the new homepage you will find detailed information to the pollution of our oceans and our vision to save the oceans. Furthermore you get to know our team and our next milestones.

We are looking forward to suggestions and feedback!