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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.

Company Policies

About our policies and where to find them

Our operational values

Plastic Bank strongly believes in making every place we operate in better because we have been there. Wherever we operate, we are committed to both respecting people and supporting universal human rights. We adhere to all local laws and regulations and we do our best to contribute positively to our communities and minimize our impact on the environment.

Code of Conduct

Please find our code of conduct here.

Terms & Conditions

Please find our Terms and Conditions here. By using any of our services, you agree to this policy and our Terms of Use.

Sanctions Policy

This policy is a part of our Terms of Use found here. By using any of our services, you agree to this policy and our Terms of Use.

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