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Plastika Reparabilis goes Live on HeroX

On March 19, the Plastika Reparabilis Challenge went Live on the HeroX platform and we are very excited to host it in Media Partnership with the Circular Economy Club. Wherever you are in the world, you can now access the Overview, Guidelines, Timeline, Forum and Community working towards shaping the new Plastic Resource Recovery Operating System.

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UpGyres announces key media partnership

UpGyres today announced it has formed an official media partnership with The Circular Economy Club for the PLASTIKA REPARABILIS CHALLENGE. For more information about the Challenge, News Release – CEC media partnership UpGyres PRC v3

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Plastic Smog Emissions Closed Loop System for the Marine Industry on Baltic Transport Journal

Sewage and wastewater are generated on board of all ships; sometimes in large quantities. Discharges of these wastes into the ocean and port and marina waters from small, medium and large vessels as well as yachts can include microplastic particles from toiletries and cosmetics, and from on-board laundering of synthetic textiles such as Nylon, Polyester, […]

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ZShips has a new web home

Z Ships International Community Contribution Company Ltd. Zero Fuel, Zero Fuel Costs, Zero Emission, 100% renewable energy retrofits and new builds of marine vehicles. We are inviting leaders like you to champion and support our 100% renewable approach. December 6, 2017: ZShips International CCC Ltd launches its own Website

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How you drinking more tap water has an effect on everyone

Featured Image Photo Credit: Mark Rourke / Associated Press By Molly Connell with contributions by Jose Luis Gutierrez-Garcia Modern and conventional plastics are made from oil and gas. Oil and gas derived plastic will never degrade naturally, once produced it will always be present on Earth or Ocean in one way or another. One million […]

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ZShips member of the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions

Z Ships International Community Contribution Company Ltd. Zero Fuel, Zero Fuel Costs, Zero Emission, 100% renewable energy retrofits and new builds of marine vehicles. November 24, 2017: ZShips International CCC Ltd becomes a member of the World Alliance established by the Solar Impulse Foundation for Efficient, Clean, and Profitable solutions to protect the environment

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OMG partners with UpGyres

UpGyres’ Plastic Smog Emissions Closed Loop System secures the support of One More Generation (OMG). This strategic partnership is in line with UpGyres goal to engage youth in UpGyres mission, vision, goals and work. OMG was founded in 2009 by 8 year old Carter Ries and his 7 year old sister Olivia Ries. Now the […]

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UpGyres at WEAR 2016

  On November 1 and 2, UpGyres was presenter and panellist on Material Futures: Innovation in Textiles at the 2016 World Ethical Apparel Roundtable, Canada’s Sustainable Business Conference for the Apparel & Textile Industry. UpGyres presentation on recovering microfibres from wastewater discharges and utilizing them as raw materials was received warmly and positively. By their […]

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UpGyres at Our Ocean Conference 2016

On September 15 and 16, UpGyres presented the Plastic Smog Closed Loop System at Our Ocean, an invitation-only Conference organized and hosted by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Watch the presentation here.

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UpGyres Winner at 2016 Think Beyond Plastic Competition

“UpGyres has developed an innovative, bold and pragmatic approach to one of the greatest challenges of plastic pollution, discharge of micro plastic particles (fibres and beads) into the ocean. We are very excited to welcome them into the 2016 Beyond Plastic Accelerator cohort.” Daniella Russo Dimitrova, CEO, Think Beyond Plastic Competition News Release – UpGyres […]

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