#maketheturlesmile 3 campaign

Closing of Make The Turtle Smile v3

On Tuesday the 14th of June the 3rd version #maketheturtlesmile campaign was closed. 81,819 recyclables collected This is a big increase in community engagement. In the campaign that run for 4 months, 81,819 recyclables were collected by the community, and 28,241 litter items were geotagged with the use of the Litterati App and cleaned from…

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#maketheturlesmile 3 campaign

Make The Turtle Smile v3 is extended

#Maketheturtlesmile V3 will be extended with a month Due to many positive reactions, the awareness campaign #maketheturtlesmile which is now running for the 3rd year in a row, the campaign will be extended by another month. Originally, the goal was to collect a minimum of 40,000 recyclables by May 14, but this target was already…

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#maketheturlesmile 3 campaign

Make The Turtle Smile v3

The 3rd version of #maketheturtlesmile is active from February 14th until May 14th. #Maketheturtlesmile is an awareness and activation campaign organized by Sea Turtle Conservation Curaçao and Green Phenix. The intention is to involve the community in the prevention and reduction of pollution. Our goal’s for the campaign The first 2 campaigns were mainly focused…

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Reduce single-use plastic on Curacao

Ways to reduce your single-use plastics

There are an estimated 5 TRILLION pieces of plastic in the ocean worldwide, with 8 MILLION metric tons added to the ocean each year. Our wildlife is dying due to swallowing or becoming entangled in plastics. You can help reduce waste by removing single-use plastics from your everyday activities. Whether you live in Curaçao or…

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Mambo Boulevard Recycling bin

Mambo Boulevard starts a recycling program

From now, on Mambo beach will collect recyclable waste! In collaboration with TUI Care Foundation and Green Phenix, 6 recycling stations were placed at Mambo Boulevard and the required logistics were set up.  At the popular touristic hotspot, a high volume of waste is created daily. Previously everything was collected as general waste, but from now on…

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Green Phenix Update Dec 7 2021

Developing our character muscles

Since the last report, Green Phenix encountered quite some adversity. The bricks are not coming along as we expected and hoped, the hang printer requires more R&D than anticipated and after a year of operating from 2 locations, we decided that we simply couldn’t continue operating 2 locations anymore. This meant that we had to…

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Green Phenix EWC Curacao

Green Phenix at National Finals of EWC

On Friday evening, the 16th of July, Green Phenix was represented by Sabine Berendse in the National Finals of the Entrepreneurship World Cup. At the magical location of the Cathedral of Thorns Green Phenix was one of the young enterprises that got a chance to give a 3-minute pitch. It was an amazing experience to…

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#maketheturtlesmile campaign participants

Green Phenix and Coca-Cola recycle 33,280 bottles

WILLEMSTAD – At the end of last year, Green Phenix and Coca-Cola launched a joint campaign calling on the community to recycle plastic. This second version of the awareness campaign #maketheturtlesmile ensures that the materials do not go to waste. Instead, they are given a new life in the form of a locally manufactured product.…

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Green Phenix grand opening in Sambil

Grand Opening of Green Phenix at Sambil

Green Phenix officially opened the facility in Sambil on January 26th 2021. We’re extremely proud that we were able to grow our activities during the global pandemic. From starting in the backyard, with 4 machines and 12 people from an SOAW program we came a long way. Currently, we are operating from 2 facilities. In…

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