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Which plastic is recovered from the environment?Updated a year ago

More than 8 million tonnes of plastic enter our oceans every year through polluted coastal regions. 75% of all plastic produced is waste, can not be reused for new products and is therefore left behind in the environment. To maximize our impact, Cleanhub focus on the recovery of this low-value material. 

This gives plastic waste value and empowers local communities to set up collection businesses. From door-to-door collection by women self-help groups to surf camps who clean up their beaches - these collection partners contribute to the shared goal of clean oceans and no plastic pollution. With the help of a digital platform, collectors access a network of treatment- and recycling companies. This way, instead of wasting away in landfills or polluting the ocean, plastic waste gets recycled or used as an energy source while local communities are empowered.

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