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Data last verified on Alchemy™: Sunday, 04/02/2023

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.

Stephane Bernard

Chief Revenue Officer

Stephane Bernard

Chief Revenue Officer

Stephane is a seasoned sales professional with over two decades of experience in the corporate world and in different product categories, with companies including Procter & Gamble and Luxottica. He has successfully led international businesses and organizations, driving revenue and margin growth, as well as creating long-term relationships with customers across all functions and levels. As a global citizen who grew up by the ocean, Stephane has a passion for making the world a better place for generations to come, while supporting the communities who need it most.