How it Works
1 product purchased = 10 pieces of plastic removed.
For every product purchased, Free the Ocean funds the removal of 10 pieces of plastic from the ocean. We directly fund two amazing non-profits, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and Parley Global Cleanup Network, the one's removing and repurposing plastic from the ocean.
As of 8/27/21, thanks to purchases of FTO products, we've funded the removal of over 734,750, pieces of plastic.
*This number is updated monthly.
About the groups:
Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii -
SCH is a grassroots non-profit organization, run by a small full time staff and a large team of dedicated volunteers. They are hard at work protecting treasured coastlines by removing plastic debris and educating the next generation on how to create a world without waste. In addition to removing tons of plastic, they utilize their cleanups to inspire better consumer behaviors and continued coastal stewardship through cleanups, education, social media, and more.
Parley Global Cleanup Network -
The Parley Global Cleanup Network works to protect marine environments from plastic pollution and other threats. Their cleanup collaborations remove plastic waste from beaches, remote islands, rivers, mangroves, and high seas, around the world. They respond to plastic emergencies, raise awareness, and develop and implement programs that can help end the cycle of pollution long-term.
Repurposing the plastic:
In addition to recycling, both groups create innovative ways to repurpose the plastic removed from the ocean and coastlines. For example: