PLASTIC POLLUTION EMERGENCY RESPONSE™

EPIC: EDUCATION POLICY INFRASTRUCTURE CLEANUP SOLUTIONS BY OLF

ABOUT THE OCEAN PLASTIC PROBLEM

How many tons of plastic is in the ocean and how did it get there? Why is ocean plastic a global problem? What are some facts about plastic pollution in the ocean?

EPIC SOLUTIONS TO OCEAN PLASTIC POLLUTION

Learn about OLF's EPIC: Plastic Pollution Emergency Response Program™ and how you can help us cleanup, transform and prevent ocean plastic pollution problems.

OUR MISSION IS EPIC

We are a Canadian based, internationally recognized NON-PROFIT organization that has developed a world leading PLASTIC POLLUTION EMERGENCY RESPONSE™ program called EPIC. This dynamic and INTEGRATIVE approach combines 4 main components; EDUCATION, POLICY, INFRASTRUCTURE and CLEANUP. Our goal is to give plastic waste an ECONOMIC VALUE to stimulate the plastic circular economy and provide communities the LONG-TERM TOOLS they need to STEWARD THEIR ENVIRONMENT keeping PLASTIC OUT OF THE OCEANS.

OUR SOLUTIONS ARE EPIC

The EPIC Program incorporates a four pillar hands-on approach:
EDUCATION, POLICY, INFRASTRUCTURE & CLEANUP.

EDUCATION

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EDUCATION & RESEARCH

EDUCATION & RESEARCH

Worldwide change begins with dedicated and well-informed individual action. We all need to understand the problem and potential solutions. Knowledge drives innovation.
EDUCATION TOOLS
POLICY

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POLICY & ADVOCACY

POLICY & ADVOCACY

Policy is about merging best practice plastic management strategies with the needs of our communities and the health of our planet. Advocating for better programs and practices globally.
POLICY TOOLS
INFRASTRUCTURE

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INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

Plastic pollution is a result of waste mismanagement and the over consumption of plastic. Many countries lack adequate infrastructure to manage wastes, resulting in materials being discarded inappropriately.
INFRASTRUCTURE TOOLS
CLEANUP

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CLEANUP & RESTORATION

CLEANUP & RESTORATION

The Cleanup component assists communities in removing plastic pollution from ecologically sensitive environments. It also provides opportunities for citizens to witness plastic pollution and to partake in action-based engagement.
CLEANUP TOOLS

CLEANUP EXPEDITION PROGRESS STATS

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MEET OUR CREW

Our crew is passionately committed to protecting the legacy of our oceans.