The SeaCleaners Swiss

Who we are

We are a Swiss association, established in the canton of Vaud, active since 2019. The mission of the association is to commit itself, through preventive actions in Switzerland and corrective actions at sea, to reduce plastic pollution.

Our missions

  • Raise awareness and inform, through the presentation of the missions of our association in schools, universities and employers’ associations to increase its visibility in Switzerland.
  • Act and federate through the animation of an active voluntary movement, by taking part in waste collections and in all public or professional events related to plastic waste pollution.
  • Participate in the public debate on how to reduce plastic pollution and develop the circular economy in Switzerland
  • Engage decision-makers by creating industrial partnerships with Swiss-based companies willing to contribute to the development of the Manta project
  • Contribute to the success of our missions both in Switzerland and abroad by raising institutional and private funds.¬†

Our organization

The association is composed of 3 committee members: :

Maurice Hoffstetter

Maurice Hoffstetter


Didier Mangin


Yvan Bourgnon

Secretary - Founder of the Swiss Association and also of the French Association

The association has a contributor  :

Milan Despotovic

Milan Despotovic


Support us

Support our actions by your donations, legacies. It is with pleasure that we will get in touch with you to present our association and its projects, both in Switzerland and on the oceans. To make a donation, please find the details of our account at Postfinance here below:

The SeaCleaners Swiss : IBAN CH58 0900 0000 1511 0579 9

Make a commitment

If you would like to participate in our volunteer actions, alone or within your company, please send us an email with your name, first name and phone number to receive more information or to participate in our next events (conferences, clean-ups).