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Plastics For Change

Changing lives through recycling and addressing the root cause of #oceanplastic Join us to reduce plastic pollution & poverty in developing countries.

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Joined on 1 August, 2013

http://plasticsforchange.org

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This year has been very tough for some of the most vulnerable children in India, and so we wanted to bring them joy!
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We asked them for wishes they’d like fulfilled, and today you can make their little dreams come true!

#sharethelight #plasticsforchange

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Last week, the state of New York officially enacted the ban of plastic bags.
Plastic bag bans have already been introduced in 76 countries and in some cases like California it's led to a reduction of 40 million pounds of plastic!
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Plastic rules everything around us. But have you ever stopped and wondered: how is plastic made and where does it come from?
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Take a peek into the world of plastic in our latest blog post 👇

#plasticsforchange #circulareconomy #plastic

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Quoted @TheBodyShopIND

Meet the waste pickers who collect plastic waste everyday so it can be recycled into The Body Shop bottles. This festive season, we is proud to partner with @Plastics4change to support this wonderful community of women who have been deeply impacted by Covid19. #TBSGiveHope

We're proud to be partnering with @TheBodyShopIND to make a real difference in the lives of women from informal waste worker communities!
To know more:
#plasticsforchange #projectnari #joyofgivingweek #communitydevelopment #nonprofit #sustainability

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Replying to @TheBodyShopIND: This International Day of the Girl, a story from our partner @plasticsforchange. Yashoda who faced all odds to provide…

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Replying to @TheBodyShopIND: Manjula-works tirelessly for a better life for her daughter. Suma-looks up to her mother & aims to better the lives of…

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Congratulations to @TheBodyShop for winning the Best Sustainable Brand!
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We're so proud to be partnering with a brand that prioritizes sustainability. Learn more:
#plasticsforchange #sustainablebrands #communityintervention

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This International Day of the Girl, a story from our partner @plasticsforchange. Yashoda who faced all odds to provide for her family by picking up waste. Roopa with her determination’s been promoted to QC/QA engineer. Take a step forward for a better world for girls. #TBSInd

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Manjula-works tirelessly for a better life for her daughter. Suma-looks up to her mother & aims to better the lives of her parents & her community by becoming a doctor. We believe that when women and girls thrive, the fight for our planet & its people gets stronger. #TBSInd

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"the most intensive research-and-development effort in the 200-year history of the recycling industry is underway."
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Learn how we're developing the recycling infrastructure in developing economies:
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Quoted @MyOneMovement

We’ll remove 1 plastic bottle from our waterways for EVERY FOLLOWER! 🌎♻️💧

Step 1: Join:

Step 2: RT and get us to our first milestone of 10,000 followers! ❤️🙏

#plasticwaste #plasticfree #sustainability #myonemovement

We're really excited to be working with @MyOneMovement to build low cost shelter for informal waste workers, using recycled plastic!
Stay tuned for more updates on this and follow their page to keep track of the amazing work that they're doing. 🌎🌊
#plasticsforchange

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The backbone of recycling systems across the globe, informal waste economies have been indispensable to emerging economies. Learn more about these systems, their importance and the struggles that they face in our latest blog post:
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"Studies show that the world is only 8.6 per cent circular. While this is disappointing, it also means there is huge space for circularity and sustainable consumption and production to bring rapid and extensive gains." - Inger Andersen
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"According to the influential Overseas Development Institute (ODI) think tank, delivering on the world's climate goals would require plastic consumption to be halved by 2050, with 75 per cent of the remaining plastic being recycled."
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We're grateful that we're able to partner with sustainable brands like @TheBodyShop tackle the issue of plastic pollution and create better livelihoods for vulnerable communities.
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#plasticsforchange #thebodyshop #sustainability #circulareconomy

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"New research has highlighted that nanoplastics can be absorbed and internalized by land-dwelling plants through their roots."
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How we're fighting #plasticpollution:
#plasticsforchange #circulareconomy #environment

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Our founder, Andrew Almack will be taking part in a very important panel discussion on sustainability in the packaging industry.
Register now:
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Learn more about what we do:
#plasticsforchange #sustainability #circulareconomy

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"Plastics For Change is surging ahead in its mission of enabling brands to source high quality recycled plastic and develop the circular economy."
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Procure our ethically sourced recycled plastic:
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“Recycling and reuse creates at least nine times more jobs than sending the waste to landfills." - Andrew Almack
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We're excited to see our founder - Andrew - featured in this list of inspiring entrepreneurs.
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Quoted @Make4Prosperity

We are delighted to announce @Plastics4change as the WINNER of this year’s #GlobalMakerChallenge Climate Change category with @Aquacycl and @algiknit
as RUNNERS UP. #Make4Prosperity #MakeItForward #ClimateChange #betterplanet #zerocarbon #SDG13

We're so thrilled to have been chosen as the winner of the Climate Change category in the #GlobalMakerChallenge by @Make4Prosperity

We look forward to pushing towards a plastics circular economy and creating a better future for the planet!
#plasticsforchange #circulareconomy

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We’ve developed a free tool to help brands calculate the positive impact they can have by sourcing our fair trade recycled plastic:
Retweet and tag your favorite brands so that they can take part in the solution not the pollution.
#plasticsforchange

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We’re excited to be a finalist in the @Make4Prosperity #GlobalMakerChallenge. Register to watch the Award Ceremony live at 14:00 GMT, on September 6, 2020. You’ll get to meet the finalists! Register now at
#Make4Prosperity #plasticsforchange

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