See How We're Changing Lives Through Recycling

Plastics for Change is a social enterprise dedicated to reducing plastic pollution and creating dignified livelihoods for the urban poor in developing countries. 

Did you know over 3 billion people lack access to formal waste management?

So where does this plastic end up? Well unfortunately a lot of this plastic waste ends up flowing into our rivers and oceans. In fact by 2025, there is expected be 1 tonne of plastic for every 3 tonnes of fish in our oceans. But, this can change, our program helps to create dignified livelihoods to increase recycling rates in developing countries.   

We are creating dignified livelihoods to reduce plastic pollution 

We've adopted strategies from fair trade agriculture and applied them to the informal recycling economy in developing countries. Our deal process and mobile platform provides urban waste pickers with access to fair market prices.  This ethical sourcing platform enables corporations to implement socially and environmentally responsible supply chains. We work with sustainable brands to create eco-friendly product lines. 

Help transform discarded plastics into a resource for positive change

 Catalyze real change in communities that need it most. Help us scale our ethical sourcing platform to provide additional communities with fair market access to recycling. Get Involved