Non-profit organization

Venice lagoon

Plastic free

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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 to remove marine litter from the aquatic ecosystems and to establish 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 beautiful Venice Lagoon and historic centre's canals
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On July 3rd, the EU’s Directive on single-use plastics banning several single-use plastic ...
By sticking to our tradition of organising clean-up activities either on World Environment Day ...