Ocean Plastics

Leadership Summit

A Supply Chain Collaborative at Sea

North Atlantic Gyre

May 17-21, 2019


Introducing the Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit

Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit is the first event to convene leading organizations in the plastics supply chain in one of the five oceanic gyres.

The Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit aims to mobilize organizations in the plastic value chain to showcase solutions, highlight new initiatives that can address pressing challenges facing our oceans and inspire partnerships, joint ventures, and R&D initiatives.


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“This isn’t a problem where we don’t know what the solution is,” says Ted Siegler, a Vermont resource economist who has spent more than 25 years working with developing nations on garbage. “We know how to pick up garbage. Anyone can do it. We know how to dispose of it. We know how to recycle.” It’s a matter of building the necessary institutions and systems, he says—ideally before the ocean turns, irretrievably and for centuries to come, into a thin soup of plastic..”

National Geographic’s “Planet or Plastic” Issue - June 2018


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