Tag: Plastic Recycling

CO2 Markets & Reforestation

Visualising the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Visualising the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

In 1997 Captain Charles Moore was sailing from Hawaii to California when he noticed a steady stream of plastics bobbing in the ocean. He had discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. by Frankie Adkins / BBC Over a thousand miles from land in the central North Pacific Ocean, the boat captain and oceanographer Captain Charles…
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Launch 100 million Plastic Credit Bonds

Launch 100 million Plastic Credit Bonds

WORLD BANK  eyesonindonesia Amsterdam, 1 Feb 2024– The World Bank has announced the launch of a unique seven-year bond, valued at $100 million, specifically targeted at reducing plastic waste.  This pioneering Plastic Waste Reduction-Linked Bond is designed to generate financial returns for investors through Plastic Waste Collection Credits, Recycling Credits, and Voluntary Carbon Units (VCU)…
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Raising awareness

Life & society Environment “The beach is my living room, the sea my television.” This is the informal slogan Inkeri Pekkanen uses to describe her admirable leisure-time pastime of beach cleaning along the shore of her hometown of Hanko, on the of the Finnish mainland. Located at the tip of a sandy peninsula and graced…
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