Turning the #tide on Ocean-Bound Plastic Waste

Over 11 million metric tons of plastic finds its way into oceans annually, waging irreparable harm on some 800 ocean species.(1)   It’s estimated that a whopping 95% of plastic packaging is single-use.(1) One way to address the problem is by upcycling ocean-bound plastic to give single-use waste a secondContinue Reading

The Future of Pink is Green®: Barbie® Introduces New Dr. Jane Goodall and Eco-Leadership Team Certified CarbonNeutral® Dolls Made from Recycled Ocean-Bound Plastic

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that the Barbie brand, in partnership with the Jane Goodall Institute, is introducing a Dr. Jane Goodall Inspiring Women Doll and 2022 Barbie Career of The Year Eco-Leadership Team, which includes a Chief Sustainability Officer, Conservation Scientist, Renewable Energy Engineer andContinue Reading

New Ohhcean sex toys are made from recycled ocean-bound plastics

It’s official: masturbation is good for the environment, well sort of. A new range of sex toys from Danish brand Sinful, dubbed Ohhcean, are made from recycled ocean-bound plastic retrieved from the picturesque waters around South East Asia. There are three vibrators in the range, priced from £34.99. The smallestContinue Reading


NEW YORK CITY –  NextWave Plastics announces today two leading companies –  Shinola and Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV) – are joining the consortium of worldwide businesses committed to scaling the use of ocean-bound plastics by developing the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains. In alignment with UN SDG 14.1,Continue Reading

Ocean-Bound Plastic Gains Traction in Packaging

The COVID-19 pandemic has been one of the biggest global disrupters of a generation. In addition to its devastating human impact, the outbreak also saw businesses fold, economies shrink, and the world forced into waves of lockdowns. The petrochemical industry did not escape the impact of the virus; oil pricesContinue Reading

Herman Miller Increases Use of Ocean-bound Plastic with Aeron Chair

The updates are part of Herman Miller’s membership in NextWave Plastics, its ongoing commitment to sustainability, and long-term goal to increase recycled content to at least 50 percent including the use of ocean-bound plastic across all material the company uses by 2030. Aeron is the latest in a growing listContinue Reading

Tribal Rides/Xinda Begins Trading Under The Symbol XNDA

HP shows what a circular, system-wide approach to recovering and reusing plastic can achieve in their products and in their overall footprint. Northampton, MA –News Direct– HP Inc. By Christina Nunez We see it in our neighborhoods, at the beach, and in the news: discarded plastic keeps turning up whereContinue Reading