South American Plastic Banks Turn Pollution into Currency

April 28, 2014 by  
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Canadian Entrepreneurs David Katz and Shaun Frankson are on a mission to tackle poverty and plastic pollution in one fell swoop. Their startup Plastic Bank recognizes that many areas affected by plastic pollution are also home to large numbers of people struggling to make ends meet. Their ‘Social Plastic’ model turns plastic into currency, rewarding the work involved in cleaning up the environment and stopping plastics from ending up in the sea. Read on to find out about their pilot project in Peru. Read the rest of South American Plastic Banks Turn Pollution into Currency Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printing , Ending Poverty , marine plastic pollution , peru , plastic bank , plastic pollution , plastics recycling , Poverty

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