Enerkem & Ocean Legacy, In discusions to take action on plastic waste

Enerkem, a world-leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, and The Ocean Legacy Foundation, a Canadian non-profit organization which conducts recurring cleanup expeditions to recuperate soiled plastics from oceans, have engaged discussions to take action on ocean plastic waste, driftage and marine litter, while explore ways to transform these unrecoverable plastics to produce value-added, low carbon transportation Read More

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LIVE: Sept 8, 2018 – Launching the First Ocean Cleanup System 001

#oceanlegacyfoundation #oceancleanup LIVE TODAY, Sept 8, We are down with The Ocean Cleanup crew, launching the first ocean cleanup System 001 from Alameda! Join us and watch live!   https://www.theoceancleanup.com/system001/ https://oceanlegacy.ca

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New Report: GROWING ISSUE OF PLASTIC MARINE DEBRIS from Vancouver Island University & Ocean Legacy

VIEW OR DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT: VIU- Ocean Legacy Paper- Addressing the Growing Issue of Plastic Marine Debris within the Central East Coastline of Vancouver Island This report was just published between The Ocean Legacy Foundation and the University of Vancouver Island.  We feel that this research is a game changer!  Let’s see what our government Read More

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Could Plastic Fuel Your Car? – Earthrise Feature: Al Jazeera TV


Al Jazeera Documentary: 🇫🇷 Turning the tide on plastic: Creation and art from waste 🇨🇦 | Earthrise

earthrise goes to Canada and France to look at ways of dealing with the plastic pollution crisis. We are excited to release our Al Jazeera TV episode: Turning the Tide on Plastic this week in conjunction with World Oceans Day! This short episode has been launched to the Al Jazeera English network and we are in complete Read More


Towards a Zero Plastic Waste Canada – Declaration on Plastics

Thanks to the efforts of the signatories named below and Environmental Defence, this Declaration on Plastics has been sent to Prime Minister Trudeau, and Minister McKenna.  Let’s hope they respond with an invitation to discuss and move forward, towards a zero plastic waste Canada! In Canada, nearly 90 per cent of plastics end up incinerated, Read More

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Thormanby Cleanup, Video by Dolf Vermeulen Creative

Ocean Legacy Foundation – Thormanby Cleanup Two weekends back I spent #EarthDay cleaning up South Thormanby with The Ocean Legacy Foundation. It was a day of highs and lows. We had amazing weather, I got to meet many incredible people, and overall it was a very enjoyable event. On the other hand it was a Read More


Dangers of Plastic Infographic – Plastic Found in 93% of Bottled Water Globally!

Are you drinking plastic? In a study completed by Fredonia State University of New York (link to pdf), 93% of bottled water contained plastic particles as illustrated below…Please share this!  In a similar study, a CBC Marketplace investigation found that many Canadian bottled water brands contain microplastics. Those microplastics can enter a human’s bloodstream and Read More