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Data last verified: Monday, 02/05/2024

1Ocean-bound plastic

Plastic Bank operates under the global standard defined by Jenna Jambeck. Ocean-bound plastic is defined as plastic that has not yet found its way into the ocean but is classified as "mismanaged waste". That is, plastic that is not being (formally) collected, is not likely to be collected, and is found within 50km of an ocean-bound waterway or coastal area.

2Community Members

Individuals within a recycling community who collect plastic and exchange it at a Plastic Bank collection branch for secure income and life-improving benefits.

3Equivalent 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)

4Recycling 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.

Interal Group – WOW


WOW Rpet Umbrella

Easy to use travel size umbrella. It’s compact, light weight, stylish, and durable for the best quality weather protection.

WOW RPET Beach Bag

Lightweight, heavy-duty beach tote bag.It has a large interior to securely store personal items, beach towels, and other accessories.


Comfortable and durable baseball cap.The product has a curved visor and adjustable back closure.

WOW RPET Lanyard

Comfortable, lightweight, and durable lanyard. The product has a detachable buckle. It’s soft to wear, and great for attaching keys, keychains, ID, or name tags.


Perfect for bold, bright, and vivid lines. The pen has a comfortable grip that provides an easy writing experience.

WOW RPET Backpack

Breathable and adjustable drawstring backpack. The bag has a large main pocket for carrying a variety of personal, sports or daily supplies.

Retail location: Netherlands