Corona released the results of its first global Plastic Fishing Tournament, a series of global events to remove plastic debris from the ocean. About 150 community members in Mexico, China, Brazil and Israel were compensated for participating, spending more than 15 hours collectively “fishing for plastic.”
RePurpose Global partnered with 20 pet food brands from the U.S., Canada and New Zealand to recover 2,000 tons of plastic litter.
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and Portugal-based film manufacturer Polivouga created a frozen food package using SABIC’s recycled PE sourced from ocean bound plastic.
UBQ Materials was named a winner of the SXSW Innovation Awards in the Speculative Design category for developing a waste-based 3D printer filament.