This smartphone application is produced by Surfrider Foundation Europe, an environmental NGO that has been working for more than 25 years for the defense of the oceans. She is a referent on the problem of waste and on the sensitization of the general public via in particular its program Initiatives Oceans.
Ocean's Zero is your personal assistant, available at any time on your smartphone, to accompany you in the discovery of a zero waste lifestyle. Zero waste is a way of life that aims to generate less waste and limit its impact on the environment.
Reduce waste = Save the oceans
Every year, nearly 9 million tonnes of waste ends up in the oceans. Contrary to popular belief, this waste does not come from the sea but comes from 80% of the continent. Whether discarded or poorly recycled, a large amount of waste will end up in the oceans and have a disastrous ecological impact. The only way to stop this pollution is to significantly reduce our waste production.
25 challenges to significantly reduce waste
100% of the waste is of human origin. The good news is that we can all act on our scale. Thanks to the 25 simple and concrete actions proposed by the Ocean's Zero application, you learn, at your own pace, how to reduce your waste production in your everyday life. And reducing waste is helping to preserve the oceans.
This companion will be your best ally to participate in the preservation of the oceans. You will learn the right actions to reduce your waste and thus adopt a lifestyle more respectful of the environment. Change your habits, create your own products or get information, Ocean's Zero will offer you various actions such as:
• Refuse disposable and polluting objects,
• Make your own cosmetics or sanitary products,
• Change your consumption habits,
• Test your knowledge,
• And many other actions to discover ...
Follow your progress
With Ocean's Zero, you discover at your own pace the gestures to reduce your waste in your everyday life. You visualize your progress towards a zero waste lifestyle and the effect that each of your actions has. And besides, you are not alone! For each challenge, you discover how many users have realized it and what positive impact you have had together on the environment.