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Data last verified on Alchemy™: Friday, 02/03/2023

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 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.


Quality conscious and Danish owned since 1966.
Since the beginning of our journey, innovation and sustainability have been on our agenda. We work directly with manufacturers, so you are guaranteed sunglasses that are made in proper conditions and in good quality. In addition to providing, you with quality sunglasses that last, we would like to help socially and contribute to people throughout the world’s standard of living. And then we will do our part to make the world in which you and we live in more sustainable.