Plastik Planet

Photographer Antoine Repessé collected rubbish for four years.

Every milk bottle, cigarette packet and cardboard toilet roll was hoarded in order to one day make an incredible photo series about the amount of waste we produce in our everyday lives. The results are pretty stunning: 

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"is an intimate account of a first-hand journey aboard the Sea Dragon with the 5 Gyres Institute on the very first scientific expedition, focused on plastic waste, through the centre of the South Atlantic Ocean. An eye-opening story about the institute's global mission to study the effects, reality, and scale of plastic pollution around the world. (auf Youtube veröffentlicht am 24.12.2012

To find out more about the film, head to:


Garbage Island: An Ocean Full of Plastic (Part 1/3)

"Vice sails to the North Pacific Gyre, collecting point for all of the ocean's flotsam and home of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: a mythical, Texas-sized island made entirely of our trash. Come aboard as we take a cruise to the Northern Gyre in the Pacific Ocean, a spot where currents spin and cycle, churning up tons of plastic into a giant pool of chemical soup, flecked with bits and whole chunks of refuse that cannot biodegrade". (Auf Youtube veröffentlicht am 06.09.2012)

Hosted by Thomas Morton | Originally aired in 2008 on

Garbage Island: An Ocean Full of Plastic (Part 2/3)

Garbage Island: An Ocean Full of Plastic (Part 3/3)

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