Plastic in the world’s oceans is one of today’s fastest growing environmental problems. Up to 80 percent of the world’s waste consists of plastic, and every year 8 million tonnes of plastic are discharged into the world’s oceans.
Look at your every day life, imagine a single day without the input of plastic. It is difficult. Plastic has become a huge part of our every day life, it might even be a part of our modern consumer culture.
We rely on plastic to solve the challenges we meet in our daily routines. From food packaging, transportation and even to the houses we live in.
So what happens when we approach a global problem in a small local community in the northern Denmark?
Cycles of the fjord, by Malene Sundbøl Jakobsen, transforms the northern part of Oddesund into the story of plastic in the Limfjord and follow its journey and consequences. A path will lead and interact with the visitor through four different stages, enlightenment, collecting, processing and preventing. A path will lead and interact with the visitor through four different stages. It aims to raise awareness of the huge potential plastic has as a material and how we as humans are able to recycle it again and again.
A local pilot project to set off the new normal for plastic recycling.