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Data last verified: Monday, 04/22/2024

Ocean-bound plastic

Plastic Bank operates under the global standard defined by Jenna Jambeck. Ocean-bound plastic is defined as plastic that has not yet found its way into the ocean but is classified as "mismanaged waste". That is, plastic that is not being (formally) collected, is not likely to be collected, and is found within 50km of an ocean-bound waterway or coastal area.

Community Members

Individuals within a recycling community who collect plastic and exchange it at a Plastic Bank collection branch for secure income and life-improving benefits.

Equivalent 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)

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.

Plastic Bank’s collaboration with LifestyleGarden®

Plastic Bank collaborates with LifestyleGarden® to support their mission and purpose of supplying their customers with sustainable outdoor living products that are harmless to the environment, of high quality and represent great value.

LifestyleGarden® is committed to being a positive force in the outdoor furniture industry, creating beautiful, timeless designs incorporating recycled materials. Sustainability is at the heart of everything LifestyleGarden® does, and Plastic Bank is excited about this partnership to incorporate Social Plastic® feedstock into their plastic ranges.

Page manually updated April 27, 2023.

The Nassau Range is made with Social Plastic® Feedstock as the primary material! 

This collaboration has led to the release of LifestyleGarden® ever-popular Nassau Range as their first product line containing Social Plastic® feedstock as the primary material.

Nassau carver easy chair

Plastic Bank is proud to collaborate with LifestyleGarden® to raise awareness with consumers all over the world on how we can think differently about how we consume, and that it is possible to use recycled plastic for high quality and high value products. 

LifestyleGarden® Nassau Range uses Social Plastic® feedstock

Nassau carver easy chair
Lifestyle Garden Chairs