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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.

Community

Season of Creation Faith Webinar

Season of Creation Faith Webinar

SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2019 Season of Creation Faith WebinarSeason of Creation is a significant initiative by the Christian community to care for our planet. It runs every year from September 01 with the Day of Prayer for Creation to October 04, the day of St. Francis of...

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Building Global Solutions to fight Ocean Plastic

Building Global Solutions to fight Ocean Plastic

PETER NITSHKE - CONGREGATION MANAGER Building Global Solutions to fight Ocean PlasticOcean Plastic and poverty are global problems that need global solutions. A study by Tearfund explored the connections of poverty and plastic pollution stating that poor people are...

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Does God have an opinion about plastic?

Does God have an opinion about plastic?

PETER NITSHKE - CONGREGATION MANAGER Does God have an opinion about plastic?I started to think about this back in 1998, when I was living in a Slum in Manila as a grassroot worker for a Christian NGO. Plastic waste was everywhere: on the roads, in every corner, in the...

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