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Oceanworks

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Growing the Market with Averted Plastic
Growing the Market with Averted Plastic

2 weeks ago - “Averted Plastic” encompasses any mismanaged plastic waste. Oceanworks has expanded its marketplace to include this material — incentivizing entrepreneurs worldwide to divert all plastic waste into economical recycling programs.

Strategies for Scaling Ocean Plastic Supply
Strategies for Scaling Ocean Plastic Supply

2 weeks ago - Brand commitments are the engine driving recycled plastic’s transition to scale. Making recycled plastic content part of your brand story is hands down the most important way to move the needle.

Why Collaboration Is Crucial for Plastics Industry Disruption
Why Collaboration Is Crucial for Plastics Industry Disruption

3 weeks ago - To date, plastic recycling has nibbled around the edges. Just like with the climate crisis — no single nation or company can fix our plastic pollution problem on its own; success will only be realized via coordinated efforts.

Is Plastics Recycling Still a Lie?
Is Plastics Recycling Still a Lie?

1 month ago - More and more plastic is finally being recovered and recycled by companies that share Oceanworks’ commitment to ensuring that this feedstock becomes — and remains — a first choice for the industry going forward.

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What Is Ocean-Bound Plastic? And Does It Really Matter?
What Is Ocean-Bound Plastic? And Does It Really Matter?

1 month ago - To fully address the plastic waste challenge, it is urgent to capture as much of it as possible. Diverting ocean-bound plastics is a worthy cause, but it only scratches the surface of the broader challenge of mismanaged waste.

The Business Case(s) for Blending Ocean Plastics
The Business Case(s) for Blending Ocean Plastics

1 month ago - Forging a path that recognizes both the importance of recycling and the specific needs of manufacturers will enlist far more companies into the world of recycled plastic. The key to this happy medium is blending.

New Innovations Simplify Ocean Plastic Supply Chain
New Innovations Simplify Ocean Plastic Supply Chain

2 months ago - Incorporating recycled ocean plastics into products is no longer a risky affair, and more brands are following in the footsteps of earlier pioneers to revolutionize their own product lines and story with these salvaged materials.

How a Classic Brand Is Tackling the Marine Plastic Problem
How a Classic Brand Is Tackling the Marine Plastic Problem

2 months ago - Zipper giant YKK Group has used recycled PET yarns in the woven tape of its Natulon® zippers since 1994. But when it wanted to help address the challenge of ocean plastic, the company saw it as an opportunity to get creative.

6 Tips for Avoiding Recycled Materials Supply Chain Disruptions
6 Tips for Avoiding Recycled Materials Supply Chain Disruptions

2 months ago - Don’t wait until a breakdown happens to explore alternatives. Start evaluating your supply chain today and expand your recycled plastic sources to keep things humming no matter what the world throws at you.

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Recycled Plastic Certifications Are Stifling Innovation
Recycled Plastic Certifications Are Stifling Innovation

3 months ago - Recycled plastic certification makes sense. Manufacturers need confidence that the raw materials they’re acquiring meet their requirements and are truly recycled. But more certifications likely means higher costs and thus less recycled plastic.

Can We 3D Print Our Way to Plastic-Free Oceans?
Can We 3D Print Our Way to Plastic-Free Oceans?

2 years ago - It’s estimated that nearly 8 million tons of plastic flow into our oceans every year; even more goes into landfills. While there are many great companies focused on recovering this plastic, there is one developing a plan for what to do with those millions of tons after the cleanup is done.

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