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Oceanplastik makes the water safe again

OceanPlastik is an impact startup company that wants to create an ecosystem that will provide polished up plastic waste a real value proposition, so has come up with a way to engage people with a smartphone to help in this initiative by localizing and cleaning plastic waste from the environment, in sole goal of cleaning and recycling millions of kilos of plastic waste by using a combination of mobile and decentralized technologies and create global awareness about this problem with the means of a unique ecosystem.
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March 5, 2020

Download PTAGGER application in your smartphone trace, tag, localize, collect the plastic. OceanPlastik will collect drop off at collection points and then to recycling centers. Oceanplastik aims at cleaning and collecting a calculated total of 50 million kilos of plastic waste sourced through the ecosystem. This recycled plastic will be converted into durable plastic ware, fuel, and electricity and reach an estimated 13.5 million active users within a span of 4 years. The Initiative operates in Bali and expands in other regions heavily affected by plastic pollution.

Plastic was invented to improve life and fight deforestation. The consumption of plastic has become the basic necessity for humans in daily life, however, and at the same time, the biggest threats to human civilization and natural ecosystems on our planet. And the rising threat may become the cause for this generation to be the last one. This has to be prevented at all costs and something must be done against this problem. Firm and steady actions are needed to be taken before it’s too late. Plastics don’t belong in the ocean and industries thankfully do invest in recycling and new recovery technologies and helping people learn to recycle so that every product is put to its highest and best use.

OceanPlastik is an impact startup company that wants to create an ecosystem that will provide polished up plastic waste a real value proposition, so has come up with a way to engage people with a smartphone to help in this initiative by localizing and cleaning plastic waste from the environment, in goal of cleaning and recycling millions of kilos of plastic waste by using a combination of mobile and decentralized technologies and create global awareness about this problem with the means of a unique ecosystem.

OceanPlastik adapts all of its activities from the Sustainable Development Goals that were summed up by the United Nations. The United Nations have done so to achieve a better and sustainable future for all living beings. These goals refer to the global challenges that humans and other living beings face equally, today, that are poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, peace, and justice and the company proudly adopts 15 out of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

The interesting part about OceanPlastik is that they intend on persuading people to chase for productive needs and cleanliness rather than chasing Pokémons. The OceanPlastik ecosystem operates on a planned structure. It is based on a series of activities that involve, to tag, localize, collect, drop off and recycle plastic waste. These activities are going to be carried out by using new and disruptive technologies. By the use of these technologies, OceanPlastik will be able to manufacture new products that will be made out of recycled plastic waste. The products manufactured will be durable and the recycled plastic will probably be from the plastic found in the oceans and other water bodies. 

Creating awareness, educating people and creating jobs: The main focus is on cleaning up and recycling as much plastic waste as possible along with creating awareness, educating people, and creating jobs. This will be achieved by providing cleaned up and recycled plastic with a realistic value proposition. What about the non-recyclable plastic waste? The non-recyclable plastic waste will be processed with the help of the WASTX P1000 and the end product will be consumable fuel and electricity. This machinery is from OceanPlastik’s strategic partner BioFabrik which deals in sustainable plastic recycling. Each unit that houses the WASTX P1000 machines, can process around 1,000 kilograms of plastic waste in a day which will be converted into 1,000 liters of fuel approximately, processed and fit for consumption. A single WASTX P1000 unit can deliver energy for up to 150 single-family homes. The electricity and fuel generated by the Biofabrik WASTX P1000 units will also be used to power their own managed recycling and production centers. These generated products can be sold to generate electricity to connected energy providers.

How much plastic? From the year 1950, the world produced only 2 million tons per year. As the years passed, by 2015, the annual plastic production had increased by nearly 200 times, which reached around 380 million tons. Over the period from 1950 to 2015, plastic production reached approximately 7.8 billion tons of plastic which is more than one ton of plastic per person alive today. Many plastic types are defined as non-degradable, meaning that they fail to decompose or take a lot of time to decompose. This plastic is instead broken down into smaller particles. Materials that are regarded as non-degradable can slowly break down through photodegradation. Why the Superyacht Regulations when coming to a marriage between vessel and science do not oblige the vessels to be equipped with the PTAGGER or similar system by Oceanplastik? This is also on shipyards’ responsibility to introduce to the Owner of an expedition vessel to be utilized by science. How much would it cost after all…

If you wish to donate and become a great sponsor by receiving 50% of the annual placed contribution back in Ocean tokens or take part in purchases of recycled plastic granules download: https://www.oceanplastik.com/download/oceanplastik-sponsors.pdf
View more: https://www.oceanplastik.com/ https://biofabrik.com/en/

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