Past eventTalk and Reception “Let’s talk about Plastic Whale”
- Monday, 30 September 2019 18:30ー21:00
- Dejima Lounge, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Japan
- 50 people
- Entry fee：
- Marius Smit （Founder of Plastic Whale, of Plastic Whale Circular Furniture）
Marius Smit （Founder of Plastic Whale, of Plastic Whale Circular Furniture）
Marius Smit （Founder of Plastic Whale, of Plastic Whale Circular Furniture）Marius Smit is the founder of Plastic Whale, of Plastic Whale Circular Furniture and co-founder of WasteBoards. During a one-year sabbatical, after studying International Management and working in positions of Marketing and Strategy, Marius was confronted with the growing worldwide problem of plastic soup. He started in 2011 with a challenge to build a boat made of plastic waste. Today Plastic Whale is a fast-growing social enterprise involving hundreds of companies and many thousands of people across the world. Marius inspires audiences worldwide with the story of his belief in “the power of doing” and about turning a challenge into a sustainable business.