Our oceans are swimming with plastics

Blue Ocean is reinventing the cycle of waste.
A radical, redefining, rewarding approach that makes waste recoverable on a global scale.

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Since we began incorporating plastics into our daily lives we’ve produced some 9 billion tonnes of plastic. Nearly all regardless of recycling still exists today.

Blue Ocean, led by a highly innovative global team, has developed an incentive-based system that unites all the parties in the value chain to create a truly sustainable, easy and rewarding solution to post-consumer packaging and food waste. One that will provide a wholesale shift towards recycling, reduction, and reuse of waste.

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A new way to engage with customers, attain social currency and create lasting environmental benefits.

COMPOSTABLE BIO-PACKAGING

Compostable bio cups, lids, straws, bags designed by Blue Ocean, produced by our partner.

In Customers Hands

Our retail partners use bio cups & food packaging for their customers.

Blue Ocean Smart Bins

Customers dispose of the bio-packaging and food waste through a Blue Ocean Smart Bins and earn BlueO tokens.

Blue Ocean Marketplace

Customers of our retail partners can use their BlueO tokens to gain special rewards through our marketplace.

Waste Pickup

Waste is picked up and sent to a highly efficient urban compost stations.

Recycled into Compost

Once the waste is turned into compost, farmers receive the fertilizer to grow sustainable food for Retail Businesses.

Plastic pollution is a global crisis

McDonalds

Out of 37,000 McDonalds restaurants 10% currently have access to recycling

McDonalds

The New Plastics Economy

150 million tonnes of plastic now leaked into the ocean the plastic environmental problem has grown to ‘enemy of the planet’ status.

Source: WEF. The New Plastics Economy

The Center for the Circular Economy; The World Counts; Bloomberg

Throwaway plastic packaging is a US$290-billion a year business

Sources: The Center for the Circular Economy; The World Counts; Bloomberg

Source: Environmental Science & Technology 2

The Yangtze River alone dumps around 1.5 million metric tons of plastic waste a year into the Yellow Sea.

Source: Environmental Science & Technology

Environmental Science & Technology 1

Up to 95 percent of plastic in the world’s oceans pours in from just 10 rivers with 8 of those in Asia (with 2 in Africa)

Source: Environmental Science & Technology.

Ellen MacArthur Foundation 2

Only around 14% of plastic packaging is recycled. Most is burned, buried, or simply allowed to leak into land and oceans.

Source: Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Bloomberg

Single-use plastics such as the 600 billion cups and 5 trillion bags distributed yearly are of major concern.

Sources: The Center for the Circular Economy; The World Counts; Bloomberg

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

This year alone an estimated 360 million tonnes of plastic will be produced while production is projected to triple by 2050.

Source: Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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