Where does the recovered plastic end up? 

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While plastic pose a major threat to our environment, it does have significant benefits over other materials. It has contributed to our modern society in several ways, which has increased the demand for plastics worldwide. Unfortunately, careless disposal has led to excessive plastic pollution. But, when disposed and recycled correctly, it can be given a new life with purpose contributing to a circular economy instead of polluting the environment. That’s why Plastiks make sure all recovered plastic […]

The impact of International Coastal Cleanup Day in Mombasa, Kenya 

On Saturday, September 17, 2022, International Coastal Cleanup Day took place. A lot of wonderful initiatives around the world were arranged, contributing to cleaner oceans and beaches, as well as educating people on waste management. One such arrangement took place in Mombasa, Kenya, where two of the organisations that joined the coastal cleanup are Plastiks […]

Plastic credits are flawed –Here’s how Plastiks is challenging the market 

The concept of plastic credits is flawed, and many consumers and companies buying plastic credits are not aware of the actual standard and how it is being used. Therefore, Plastiks is challenging the status quo of plastic credits to create a movement towards a more transparent and sustainable management of plastics worldwide. By mitigating plastic […]

Plastic recovery projects in all developing countries

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Plastic waste can be found almost everywhere, from littering on your local streets to overflowing beaches in the Indian ocean. That is why Plastiks works together with recovery projects from all over the world.   When you buy or sell NFTs, you can not only purchase a nice piece of art, which could turn into a […]

Learn How Plastiks Works in 6 Steps

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Annually, it is estimated that 353 million tons of plastic are generated to fuel our economy of which two-thirds will have a life span of less than five years before becoming discarded plastic waste. This is an alarming figure that seems to beg us to ask – where does all this plastic waste end up? Unfortunately, about 90% […]

2022: Halfway There

2022: Halfway There Environmentalists oppose the idea of crypto and blockchain for reasons that have been said and heard. Plastiks wanted to alter that, and we are always looking for new ways to differentiate ourselves. As we approach the halfway mark of 2022, developing new alliances and improving our platform has truly helped us make significant […]

How to combat plastic pollution with Plastic Recovery Guarantees

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Plastic pollution is a continuous threat to the environment, and there are no signs of it slowing down any time soon. Plastic production causes greenhouse gas emissions which accumulate over time and contribute heavily to global warming. In addition, plastic waste in and of itself ruins the environment and most prominently, hurts marine life. To […]

2022: Halfway There

2022: Halfway There Environmentalists oppose the idea of crypto and blockchain for reasons that have been said and heard. Plastiks wanted to alter that, and we are always looking for new ways to differentiate ourselves. As we approach the halfway mark of 2022, developing new alliances and improving our platform has truly helped us make significant […]

2022: Halfway There

2022: Halfway There Environmentalists oppose the idea of crypto and blockchain for reasons that have been said and heard. Plastiks wanted to alter that, and we are always looking for new ways to differentiate ourselves. As we approach the halfway mark of 2022, developing new alliances and improving our platform has truly helped us make significant […]

The Battle of Emissions: Waste vs. Recycling

The Battle of Emissions: Waste vs. Recycling When you think of plastic pollution, what comes to mind? Harm to the environment, disruption of habitats, toxicity, damage to the body? With all these issues, it’s easy to overlook plastic’s enormous carbon footprint. In an estimate outlined by Zheng and Suh in 2019, the amount emitted globally […]