Non-profit organization

Venice lagoon

Plastic free

Our contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Venice Lagoon Plastic Free contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by all UN Member States as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Our contribution to WWF's Plastic Smart Cities Initiative

We work in collaboration with the Plastic Smart Cities initiative by WWF, which aims to eradicate plastic in nature by 2030.

Get on board and do your bit!

Venice Lagoon Plastic Free is a non-profit organization functioning as a platform for action, connecting other organizations locally and internationally along with single individuals in clean-up, education and monitoring activities

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We operate decentralised large scale clean-ups with purpose of removing marine litter from the aquatic ecosystems and establishing its return to circular processes
Our NGO carries out independent environmental monitoring initiatives in the waters of Venice, in cooperation with research institutes and centres
We design, develop, implement and promote local, national and international projects to catalyse resources and expertise for plastic pollution prevention and remediation measures


Donations are precious to strengthen our marine litter awareness, monitoring and clean-up activities in the world heritage site of “Venice and its Lagoon” (UNESCO 1987).
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We invite you to join us in our activities and help us to preserve the beautiful Venice Lagoon and the historic centre's canals
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  The past few years have seen a significant increase in the use and sale of refillable ...
  On 8th September 2022, all partners of the Horizon 2020 In-No-Plastic project were ...
  On 19th March 2022, our team travelled to Padua to meet with German start-up Everwave, ...