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Waste monitoring on the Transcarpathian part of Tisza

Waste monitoring on the Transcarpathian part of Tisza

Numerous areas polluted by litter as result of human inattention perturb the beauty of natural habitats and watercourses of Transcarpathia. In order to eliminate these landfills, we need to know their location and size.

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PLASTIC Cup during the autumn

PLASTIC Cup during the autumn

Many believe that PLASTIC Cup is only one week in the summer and during the rest of the year every Plastic Pirate is waiting impatiently for the next summer. With this article, we would like to show that this is not true and at the same time say thank you to the close-knit and anytime ready volunteers

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III. Round table for a cleaner Tisza

III. Round table for a cleaner Tisza

After two very successful and effective roundtables in Hungary on the topic of Transcarpathia, this round table is going to gather 30-40 participants from all relevant target group, with the aim of developing a list of priorities.

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The sixth PLASTIC Cup broke every record

The sixth PLASTIC Cup broke every record

The sixth PLASTIC Cup last week attracted record breaking number of participants at the Upper Tisza river, Hungary. The traditional clean-up event was organized between Szatmárcseke and Tiszamogyorós this year, and unfortunately it broke all previous records.

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THE NEXT PIRATE ATTACK AGAINTS WASTE

THE NEXT PIRATE ATTACK AGAINTS WASTE

This year's – altogether for the sixth occasion – 10-day waste picking derby at river Tisza will take place between 4-12 August 2018 on 70 km from Szatmárcseke to Tiszamogyorós, combined with a Transcarpathian pre-race in the days before the Cup.

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Danube Day in Transcarpathia: international cooperation begins

Danube Day in Transcarpathia: international cooperation begins

Similar to the Plastic Cup and inspired by it, teams of young people built boats of various sizes and other objects, such as palm trees, using plastic bottles and other wastes.

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THE FOREST CAN BREATHE AGAIN

THE FOREST CAN BREATHE AGAIN

Four hectares of Nature 2000 floodplain area got rid of litter cover. Our latest action was the cleaning up of a four hectares area of Nature 2000 floodplain forest covered mainly with plastic bottles.

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THE PLASTIC CUP HAS WON THE OZONE GREEN AWARD!

THE PLASTIC CUP HAS WON THE OZONE GREEN AWARD!

The Filmjungle Society – which has been surveying, monitoring and cleaning the protected floodplain forests, the fabulous river walls and the beautiful bays of the Tisza – received a national award for their work in environmental protection.

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TISZA – MESSAGE IN THE BOTTLE

TISZA – MESSAGE IN THE BOTTLE

We organize the Tisza PLASTIC PIRATES for the 5th time this summer, which created the mission of protecting and cleaning our country’s 2nd largest river, calling attention to the continuous contamination of our “fair lover”.

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OZONE ZÖLD-DÍJAT NYERT A PET KUPA!

MICROPLASTICS ARE A GREAT THREAT AT RIVER TISZA AS WELL

An independent laboratory conducted first a microplastic examination in Hungary.

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PET CUP IV SETS NEW RECORD

PET Cup IV Sets New Record

The PET Cup sailors once again proved this summer that with cooperation, determination, creativity and hard work, it's possible to clear a record amount of waste from the Upper Tisza.

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BOTTLES UP, HUNGARIANS! PET CUP IV IS SET TO LAUNCH

BOTTLES UP, HUNGARIANS! PET CUP IV IS SET TO LAUNCH

This year, PET Cup pirates will build their boats in Szatmárcseke before they set out on a journey that will cover almost 100 kilometers.

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RESULTS OF MONITORING THE WASTE AT THE TISZA IN 2016

RESULTS OF MONITORING THE WASTE AT THE TISZA IN 2016

Plastic Cup has experienced significant improvements during the past years owing to the enthusiastic team of organizers, the many volunteers, the support of nearby towns and villages, and the co-operation of governmental institutions and sponsoring companies.

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PET CUP 2016 IS OPEN FOR PREREGISTRATION!

PET CUP 2016 IS OPEN FOR PREREGISTRATION!

As you may know, the Tisza is still in trouble. Every year more and more waste gets into the river, most of it ending up in the riparian forests.

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PET CUP – PIRATES OF THE TISZA

PET CUP – PIRATES OF THE TISZA

The goal of the Plastic Cup is to direct and raise public awareness towards the Tisza River in Eastern Europe, where pollution has reached a level that is far too high to continue ignoring.

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3RD PET CUP – RESULTS

3RD PET CUP – RESULTS

We’ve all come out as winners! We’ve fished out 2.5 tons of waste from the Tisza.

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