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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.

Antoine Delgrange in a suit

Antoine Delgrange

Chief Marketing Officer

Antoine Delgrange

Chief Marketing Officer

Antoine is a passionate senior executive with a proven track record in growing brands, customers, and employee engagement. He is a creative strategist, brand storyteller, and team builder inspired by unleashing change in the world. He accumulated 25 years of experience leading multicultural teams, growing brands, and driving transformation in companies like Procter & Gamble, Danone, Coty, and Alcon, where he could understand firsthand how authentic human insights and a culture of agile cross-functional thinking can create long-term value.  
As Chief Marketing Officer at Plastic Bank, Antoine leads and nurtures our Social Recycling movement, empowering changemakers to be a force for social and environmental good!