#5GyresExpedition2018 is under way in Bali, Indonesia and we can't wait to see what we find. To follow our journey, check out our Instagram page or follow the hashtags #5GyresExpedition2018 and #5GFieldNotes. We're teaming up with local NGOs to find solutions to plastic pollution in this region!
Are "compostable" and “biodegradable” plant-based plastics the next generation of greenwashing? Our Plastics Better Alternatives Now List seeks to find out. The publication is essential to 5 Gyres science-to-solutions approach to research that drives action on plastic pollution.
Established in collaboration with GAIA, Mother Earth Foundation and YPBB, and supported by the U.S. State Department, our Asia Pacific Action Against Plastic Pollution project aims to reduce plastic pollution in Indonesia and the Philippines, annually preventing 14,000 tons of plastic waste from entering waterways and oceans.
Want the latest research? Our new Research Hub lets you access the best scientific studies that can drive solutions to plastic pollution. Easy to use, the Hub also showcases a series of Policy Briefs focusing on the worst types of plastic pollution and what we can do about them. Check out our Polystyrene Policy Brief!
Pledge to REFUSE single-use polystyrene products!