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Samsung Cross Bosphorus Swim Adopts Plastic Reduction Methodology

By Simon Griffiths

- Published on July 22, 2018 by Outdoor Swimmer

Published on July 25, 2018 by Mark Agnew The Samsung Cross Bosphorus Swim, from Asia to Europe, in its 30th anniversary, along with the Turkish Olympic Committee, adopted the PDP Sport program to show its leadership as a sports event reducing its plastic and waste footprint from the event.

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Samsung Cross Bosphorus Swim Adopts Plastic Reduction Methodology
Samsung Cross Bosphorus Swim - the First in Turkey to Undertake PDP Sport

By Plastic Disclosure Project

- Published on July 16, 2018 by Plastic Disclosure Project

“We are excited to be part of the PDP Sport program as the first large scale global open water swim event, and first sporting event in Turkey, to be fully engaged on this topic of plastic waste reduction, particularly given that this is our 30th anniversary of the event”, said Mr. Nihat Usta, the president of the Bosphorus Committee of Turkish Olympic Committee.

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Samsung Cross Bosphorus Swim - the First in Turkey to Undertake PDP Sport
Reading the Tea Leaves with Disposable Plastic

By Doug Woodring

- Published on June 22, 2018 by EcoBusiness

On a daily basis, more people are impacted by trash and dirty water than by climate change. This is not to say that one problem is bigger than the other, but plastic pollution is one of the more complicated issues to solve as it is so widely dispersed. Dirty water from trash impacts drinking water, hygiene, disease, tourism, and air pollution from open-pit burning of trash. It also impacts fishing, agriculture, maritime transport, and ecosystems on land and water, and the carrying of toxicity in broken-up micro plastic, which has entered the human food chain.

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Reading the Tea Leaves with Disposable Plastic
Prince's Award for Innovative Philanthropy

By Plastic Disclosure Project

- Published on January 25, 2018 by Plastic Disclosure Project

January 25, 2018 - Mr. Douglas Woodring, Founder and Managing Director of Ocean Recovery Alliance, has been awarded 2018 Prince’s Prize for Innovative Philanthropy by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. Ocean Recovery Alliance focuses on bringing together new ways of thinking, technologies, creativity, collaboration, and initiatives to help improve the ocean environment. The Award is a global initiative jointly developed by The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and The Tocqueville Foundation. Its goal is to highlight projects and initiatives that have triggered innovative activity in the field of philanthropy, seeking out individuals and organizations that inspire others and demonstrate strong impact or potential impact.

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Prince's Award for Innovative Philanthropy
 

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