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Billion dollar investment to counter ocean plastics from Asia

Thailand is one of five emerging markets where between 55% and 60% of the world’s plastic pollution originates, according to…

Ocean Cleanup system heading back to land for repairs

Dutch entrepreneur Boyan Slat has reported that his Ocean Cleanup invention has suffered a ‘structural malfunction’ and is returning to…

Ocean plastics-eating system on its way to world’s biggest waste hotspot

The Ocean Cleanup system has been deployed 1200 nautical miles off the shore if San Fransisco on Saturday, reports Dutch…

Adidas: ocean plastics to be used in all products by 2024

Global – Adidas sold 1 million pairs of shoes made from recycled plastic last year, according to the company’€™s ceo…

Australian entrepreneurs are making waves with ocean plastics-eating bin

Australia – 11 900 plastic bottles. That’s how many the Seabin can ‘catch’ per year. ‘If we have waste bins…

Leading P&G brand in bottle made from ocean plastic

Global – A bottle made completely from post-consumer and ocean-reclaimed plastics has been launched by Procter & Gamble (P&G) for…

Dutch eco-bottle helps raise funds for ocean clean-up mission

The Netherlands – A significant share of marine litter consists of single-use plastic bottles. ‘€˜If you want to visualise this,…

Anonymous donor grants multi-million funding for Ocean Cleanup initiative

Global – The Ocean Cleanup project led by Dutchman Boyan Slat to rid the oceans of plastic has raised US$…

Dell to use ocean plastics for laptop packaging

Global – ‘This is the first time my 10-year-old daughter has gotten excited about what I do,’ says Kevin Brown,…

Ocean Cleanup enters next stage of plastics recovery

The Netherlands – The Ocean Cleanup initiative pioneered by Boyan Slat will be placing a 100-metre-long barrier in the North…

Ocean Conservancy reveals plan to curb marine plastics

Global – Over half of the materials leaking into the world’€™s oceans comes from five rapidly-developing countries, namely China, Indonesia,…