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Impact programs enable businesses the opportunity to support ocean-bound plastic recycling efforts and take a leadership position in the regenerative society. Brands can either contribute a fixed amount towards a Plastic Bank collection offset, or they can become Certified Plastic Neutral by offsetting an equivalent amount of collected ocean-bound plastic as used in their products and/or packaging.
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Your contribution will directly support the collection of ocean-bound plastic, as well as helping to build and maintain our local collection ecosystems. Together, we are creating lasting environmental, social and economic impact. By supporting Plastic Bank’s impact programs, you can become a leader in the regenerative society.
Types of Impact programs
Certified Plastic Impact
Make the contribution that works best for you and stop a fixed amount of ocean-bound plastic with our Plastic Impact Program. Our Plastic Impact Program enables businesses to achieve their annual sustainability goals, create deeper purpose within their brands, and empower their consumers to make an impact upon every purchase of their product. Plastic Impact is also available for businesses that are not using plastic material in their products or packaging.
Certified Plastic Neutral
Contribute to the collection and recycling of an equivalent amount of plastic used in your products and their packaging on a yearly basis. By becoming Certified Plastic Neutral, businesses commit their products to a neutralized plastic footprint, so they can continue using plastic responsibly while stopping the equivalent amount from entering the world’s oceans.
Impact Partner Spotlight
HelloFresh is the world’s largest home meal-kit company. To help support their commitment of reducing plastic packaging, HelloFresh entered into a partnership with Plastic Bank in 2019 to offset all of the plastic waste used in their Green Chef brand meal kits. Since then, the partnership has expanded to include three HelloFresh sponsored collection branches in Indonesia, and a commitment to prevent over 750,000 kilograms of plastic waste – equivalent to more than 37.5 million plastic bottles – from entering the oceans by the end of 2023.
CooperVision is a global leader in contact lenses. They entered into a partnership with Plastic Bank in 2021 to support the launch of clariti® 1 day – the first plastic neutral contact lens in the US. Through this partnership, CooperVision has ensured a Plastic Neutral certification CooperVision by contributing towards the collection of ocean-bound plastic equivalent to the amount of plastic used in clariti® 1 day lenses and packaging. To date, CooperVision and Plastic Bank have prevented over 550,000 kilograms of plastic waste from entering the ocean – equivalent to more than 27 million single-use plastic bottles.
In 2021, Coca-Cola began a partnership with Plastic Bank to activate two ecosystems as part of their World Without Waste global sustainability strategy where they aim to collect and recycle the equivalent of every bottle they sell. Starting with Coca-Cola Philippines, the partnership has already stopped 100,000 kilograms of plastic from entering the ocean while empowering more than 88 collectors to date. Partnership expansion into Indonesia quickly followed with a collaboration with both Coca-Cola Indonesia and the Ancora Foundation which has stopped 150,000 kilograms of plastic from entering the ocean and empowered more than 150 collectors already in its first year.
weDo/ Professional designs its beauty and hair care products to be 100% recyclable by using recycled plastic while simultaneously working on new ways to decrease their plastic impact. For each weDo product sold, the equivalent of 8 ocean-bound plastic bottles is removed from the environment. To date, weDo’s partnership with Plastic Bank has stopped over 370,000 kilograms of plastic waste from entering the ocean – equivalent to more than 18 million plastic bottles.
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