Plastic Paradox

A personal movie about ideals, determination and the search of one man who wants make a difference.

Plastic Paradox is a story about the extraordinary campaign against plastic pollution by the so called ‘Plastic Soup Surfer’. It shows the activist Merijn Tinga, who motivated by his previous success, decides to 3D print a new surfboard from plastic litter and windsurf this for 600 kilometers. The expedition is full of setbacks and it confronts him with his ambitions and his ultimate goal. It is a personal movie about passion, grit and the search of one man who wants make a difference.

Trailer

Documentary (63 minutes, English) Director (Eelke Dekker)

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Merijn Tinga at sea
Preparations with Merijn Tinga next to a caravan
thumbs up from the plastic soup surfer

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