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Data last verified on Alchemy™: Monday, 11/28/2022

Ocean-bound plastic

Ocean-bound plastic has not yet found its way into the ocean. This represents plastic that is found on the ground within 50 kilometers of a waterway or coastal area, and is otherwise unlikely to be collected.

Bottles Stopped

The amount of ocean-bound plastic collected and recycled in our recycling communities converted into bottles. Conversion rate is 50 bottles per kg (the average weight of a 500mL bottle is ~20g)

Community Members

Individuals within a recycling community who collect plastic and deliver it to a collection point in exchange for collection benefits.

Recycling Communities

Community of plastic collectors living within 50 kilometres of ocean-bound waterways involved in plastic collection and its exchange at Plastic Bank collection points.

Alchemy™

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25,199

Community members

3,391,830,312

Bottles stopped

615

Recycling communities

25,199

Community members

3,391,830,312

Bottles stopped

615

Recycling communities

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Data last verified Mar 12, 2022

“Plastic Stopped”

The total amount of plastic collected and recycled in our ecosystems to date.

“Bottles Stopped”

The amount of plastic collected and recycled in our ecosystems converted into bottles. Conversion rate is 50 bottles per kg (the average weight of a 500mL bottle is ~20g)

“Collectors Mobilized”

The total number of registered collectors in our ecosystems.

“Communities Impacted”

The number of currently active Plastic Bank locations in our ecosystems where collectors can exchange plastic.

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