The main objective of P4SB is the biotransformation of non-sustainable plastic waste (e.g., polyethylene terephthalate and polyurethane) into sustainable value-added alternative materials such as biodegradable plastic polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA).

Plastic waste inputs from land into the ocean in 2010*

  1. 270M

    Global plastic production in tons

  2. 275M

    Total plastic waste in tons

  3. 99.5M

    Tons of coastal plastic waste

  4. 31.9M

    Tons coastal mismanaged plastic waste

  5. 8M

    Tons of plastic waste goes into the ocean

  6. 250K

    Tons of plastic waste floating at the ocean surface

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