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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.

News

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment 2021 Progress Report

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment 2021 Progress Report

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment 2021 Progress ReportPlastic Bank empowers the regenerative society. We build ethical recycling ecosystems in coastal communities and reprocess the materials for reintroduction into the global supply chain. Our goal by 2025 is to...

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New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Report 2020

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Report 2020

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Report 2020 In Partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation We empower the regenerative society. We build ethical recycling ecosystems in coastal communities, and reprocess the materials for reintroduction into the global...

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New Plastics Economy

New Plastics Economy

GLOBAL COMMITMENT New Plastics EconomyPlastic Bank is a proud signatory of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment along with 350 organisations around the world.  The Global Commitment aims to eliminate unnecessary plastic, innovate more recyclable and efficient...

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