The Alliance Supports Renew Oceans

January 1, 2019Singapore- Research published in Environmental Science & Technology in 2017, shows that rivers collectively dump anywhere from 0.47 million to 2.75 million metric tons of plastic into the seas every year. According to that data, 10 rivers alone carry 93% of river-born waste that ends up in the ocean. To help prevent this major source of plastic waste from reaching the ocean, the Alliance to End Plastic Waste will sponsor Renew Oceans, a localized investment and engagement project focused on high leakage rivers. As a Founding Global Oceans Sponsor, the Alliance will contribute its materials and logistics capabilities. Renew Oceans uses proprietary biofence technology, designed by Renewlogy, to collect plastic flowing down rivers and tributaries, diverting it from accumulating and entering the ocean.... Read more >

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