The Plas­tic Bank

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Van­cou­ver, Bri­tish Columbia

Founded in 2013, The Plas­tic Bank re­duces ocean plas­tic pol­lu­tion while pro­vid­ing al­ter­na­tive liveli­hoods by mon­e­tiz­ing plas­tic waste. The busi­ness pro­vides in­come for re­cy­clers and their fam­i­lies at cen­tres in Brazil, Haiti, and the Philip­pines, where over 4.5 mil­lion kg of plas­tic have been kept out of the ocean.

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