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Data last verified on Alchemy™: Mar 12, 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™

Alchemy is the blockchain platform that powers the Plastic Bank app. It enables fully traceable recycling processes, secures income for recycling community members and tailors impact reports for our stewards.

Stop ocean plastic with your business

This is your invitation to Ocean Stewardship. Discover how your organization can help save the ocean and support recycling

For smaller businesses

Get started now as a supporter, available for immediate purchase. Recommended for:

  • -> eCommerce businesses
  • -> Freelancers
  • -> Budgets under $25K

For larger businesses

Talk to our experts and discover what partnership best suits your business. Recommended for:

  • -> Larger companies
  • -> Businesses that need recycled plastic feedstock
  • -> Budgets over $25K

Our partners have stopped over 52 million kg of plastic

By supporting ethical collection in coastal communities and stopping plastic before it reaches the ocean

15,603,944 KG

Social Plastic® used

150

Total partners

1,980,400,000

Equivalent bottles used

39,608,000 KG

Social Plastic® used

150

Total partners

1,980,400,000

Equivalent bottles used

Your customers also believe that plastic shouldn’t flow into the ocean

When it comes to brands with purpose, consumers are:

More likely to
purchase

More likely to
Recommend

More likely to
trust

*Source: 2020 Zeno Strength of Purpose | (Base 8000 consumers; United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, China, India, Singapore, Malaysia)

Your business can save the ocean

How to turn your business into an Ocean Steward:

Choose your partnership

Choose how your business can drive Ocean Stewardship and supporting recycling ecosystems in impoverished communities.

Social Plastic® Feedstock

Integrate ethically reprocessed ocean-bound plastic feedstock into your supply chain.

Our blockchain platform Alchemy enables traceable collection, secures income for community members and verifies reporting. The collected material is processed into Social Plastic® feedstock for reuse in products and packaging that support ethical recycling communities.

Impact Programs

Purchase plastic collection credits that support ethical recycling communities

Discover the different ways your business can support recycling by contributing to the collection of plastic and directly supporting collection community members.

Supporter Programs

Impact programs for budgets under $25,000 USD, available for immediate purchase

Support recycling by contributing to the collection of plastic and directly supporting collection community members starting at only $110 USD per month.

Your Ocean Steward toolkit

Discover the tools partners use to track, share, and celebrate their impact

All partners

Impact Certificates

Celebrate your impact with a shareable certificate

Partner Portal

Track your progress and access assets through our online dashboard

Badges

Quick visual identifiers for your audience to recognize your impact

Impact and Social Plastic exclusive

Marketing content

A library of photos and videos to help you bring your impact to life.

Custom features

Talk with our experts on how else we can celebrate your partnership’s impact

Our Partners

Meet the companies that have accepted the invitation to Ocean Stewardship