Past Plastics Events

Food ecosystem meetup
The food ecosystem meetup is a unique opportunity to learn more about our ecosystem approach, meet partners from the food ecosystem, and get inspired by the pitches of the next generation of entrepreneurs with solutions to make the food chain more sustainable.
The whole package: innovations in food packaging | 28 nov
How can we make food packaging sustainable? Plastic waste is a global problem, and the EU is preparing the transition towards a circular economy. Where does that leave food packaging? During this event, we will explore trends, innovations and opportunities, together with by MVO Nederland.
Circular Noord-Holland | Ecosystem Meetup | 5 Nov
In collaboration with the provincial government of Noord-Holland, we host a biannual Circular Ecosystem Meetup. We'll take the time to map out what a circular economy means for local SMEs and how best to collaborate to achieve it. The Circular Sounding Board takes the lead and will take care of the meetup's agenda. All Noord-Holland-based entrepreneurs are welcome!  
SDG Meetup X Young Impactmakers | SDG 14: Life Below Water | 25 Sep
In September, during the SDG Action Day, we focused on SDG 14: Life below Water. This special edition of our SDG Meetup was developed in collaboration with our Young Impactmakers community.  
New Plastic Ecosystem Meetup | 20 Jun
Our second plastics ecosystem meetup is a unique opportunity to meet partners from our ecosystem, and get inspired by the next generation of entrepreneurs with solutions to reduce plastic waste worldwide! Featuring a keynote by Ellen MacArthur Foundation, roundtables and panel discussions with alumni of our Plastic Free Ocean Accelerator and partners such as the Port of Amsterdam, WWF and Accenture. Plus the chance to meet the winners of the Dopper Changemaker Challenge, and hear pitches by our Business Model Challenge| Plastics Edition participants!  
Dopper Changemaker Challenge | Final | 16 Jun
Want to get inspired by the next generation of plastic and clean water changemakers? Hop on board the ferry and watch the finalists of the Dopper Changemaker Challenge pitch their ideas! The jury of experts, including marine biologists and award-winning entrepreneurs, will choose the winners of research grants of up to €5,000, access to a valuable network, business training, and promo support.  
  • An Ocean Story | Premiere Screening at Tuschinski *invite-only*
  • Plastic Health Summit Recap | Plastic-Free Mermaid
  • BMC Plastics | Port of Amsterdam Bike Tour
  • Young Impactmakers Reduce the Use of Plastic
  • #byebyeplasticstraws | Screening Albatross film