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Rob Ianelli

Founder and President
Oceanworks

Rob Ianelli is founder & President of Oceanworks, the global marketplace for recycled ocean plastic products and materials.

Through the process of creating the world’s first ocean plastic sunglasses, Rob realized how hard it was to source ocean plastics and saw a larger opportunity to make sourcing of trusted ocean plastic materials simple, scalable, and accessible for all companies. Now, he leverages his experiences to help Fortune 500 companies successfully source recycled ocean plastic and integrate it into their supply chains.

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

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / 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 days ago

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

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / 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. - 1 week ago

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

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / 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. - 3 weeks ago

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