"Waste in nature is our shared responsibility"Tobias Weber-Andersen - Founder of GreenKayak
The NGO GreenKayak
GreenKayak is an environmental NGO with the aim to reduce the amount of waste in the aquatic environment. We work to endeavour as many people as possible a chance to actively engage on the fight against environmental pollution. We offer volunteers a free trip in our GreenKayaks, in return for collecting waste from the water and sharing their experiences from the kayak on social media with #greenkayak.
The GreenKayaks are double-sit-on-top kayaks and with space for two persons. The kayak is very stable and no previous kayak experience is necessary. You will be provided lifejackets and equipment for collecting waste when borrowing a GreenKayak.
Since 2017, several thousand volunteers participated in our initiative and paddled with the GreenKayaks in the harbors, rivers and lakes in different European countries collecting tons of waste. Further, we hold a series of activities, focusing on the collection of waste, hosted various institutions such as the European Environmental Agency, and are currently building a global network of GreenKayaks.
Together, we paddle for the oceans!