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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.

Awards

Prix Voltaire

Prix Voltaire

Prix Voltaire International Award Prix Voltaire International • Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands • 2019 This award is granted to a person making a difference through activities which are of substantial relevance to...

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Game Changer of the Year

Game Changer of the Year

Game Changer of the Year Greentech Festival • Germany • 2019 Honoring those who make a difference. At the heart of Greentech Festival, the Green Awards celebrate the most innovative projects and minds. Explore our...

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SDG Action Award – Connector

SDG Action Award – Connector

SDG Action Award - Connector UN SDG Action Awards - Connector • 2019 Connector: Linking stakeholders for action in impactful and innovative ways to generate the policy changes needed to make the SDGs a reality whilst...

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Nature Inspiration Award

Nature Inspiration Award

Nature Inspiration Award Nature Inspiration Award • Ottawa, Canada • 2018 The Nature Inspiration Awards recognize individuals and organizations whose specific projects encourage Canadians to take an interest in natural...

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UN COP23

UN COP23

UN momentum for change awards The Twenty-third Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) • Bonn, Germany • 2017 Momentum for Change is an initiative spearheaded by the UN Climate Change secretariat to shine a...

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Sustania (COP 21)

Sustania (COP 21)

Sustania Community Award Sustania Community Award • 2017 The Sustainia Awards are awarded annually to “a solution, technology or project with a significant potential to help build a more sustainable future.”Plastic...

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EO Global Citizen Award 2014

EO Global Citizen Award 2014

EO Global Citizen Award 2014 EO Global Citizen • Athens, Greece • 2013 They say in business, you don't pick your purpose— your purpose picks you. That's certainly true for EO Vancouver's David Katz, a 2013 EO Global...

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RCBC Environmental Award for Innovation

RCBC Environmental Award for Innovation

RCBC Environmental Award for Innovation (2014) RCBC Environmental Award for Innovation • British Colombia, Canada • 2014 Recognizing an individual or company that achieves an outstanding technical accomplishment in...

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