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November 11, 2022

Introducing the Prevented Ocean Plastic programme Standards

The Prevented Ocean Plastic Standards have been signed by some of the world’s best recyclers. On the ground in Cairo, where COP 27 is now underway, representatives from across the…
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November 4, 2022

Prevented Ocean Plastic hosts summit of world’s best recyclers

The Prevented Ocean Plastic Research Centre proudly hosted a pre-COP27 summit with some of the world’s best recyclers last week. Attendees from around the globe - representing every part of…
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November 3, 2022

The Prevented Ocean Plastic programme extends into Africa

The next step in the growth of the Prevented Ocean Plastic programme has been announced. This week, Prevented Ocean Plastic Africa launched. New infrastructure developed in two areas in East…
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October 28, 2022

POP Around the World: Ecuador 2022

Prevented Ocean Plastic have been partnered with plastic recycling infrastructure on the ground in Ecuador for more than a decade.  In October 2022, Raffi Schieir, director of Bantam Materials and…
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October 26, 2022

Dear new Prime Minister – Let’s meet and talk recycling

Dear Prime Minister, Will you be at COP27? Let's meet. As a social entrepreneur building infrastructure for ocean plastic prevention & recycling, I've seen many leadership faces come and go,…
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October 19, 2022

Research shows consumers want better plastic packaging choices

When it comes to sustainable packaging, consumers are clear- there should be better, clearer choices, and more simple steps to help make a difference to the environment. Kantar, the world’s…


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