Non-profit organization

Venice lagoon

Plastic free

Our contribution to the 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.

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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 association has detected massive macroplastic pollution deriving from fishing activities on ...
New water sampling activities were conducted to understand the presence and the types of ...
The new INNOPLASTIC survey on marine litter is officially online! Do you think you know ...