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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.

MOUNTAIN

With user-centric design at heart, MOUNTAIN creates innovative, premium gaming and content creation peripherals that can be customized to suit your needs. Together with Plastic Bank, MOUNTAIN stopped 25,000 kg of plastic from entering the ocean and improved lives in vulnerable coastal communities in 2020 alone. Since then, MOUNTAIN has committed to helping prevent over 115,000 kg of plastic from entering the ocean – the equivalent of 5.75 million single-use plastic bottles by 2023. By purchasing MOUNTAIN products, you are helping MOUNTAIN reach their goal of stopping ocean-bound plastic and improving lives.