16 Sep '11, 1pm

Method Unveils Bottle Made of Ocean Litter - Earth911.com

Method Unveils Bottle Made of Ocean Litter - Earth911.com

Method co-founder Adam Lowry unveiled the company’s new bottle made from plastic litter collected by beach cleanup organizations in Hawaii and California. Photo: Margaret Ford, EPA In the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and San Francisco, plastic litter has accumulated into a swirling mass of debris roughly the size of Texas, known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Now Method , a company that makes eco-friendly home cleaning and personal care products, plans to produce a new line of product packaging made out of this marine litter. Working with Southern California recycling company Envision Plastics, Method has developed a bottle made from plastic debris collected by beach cleanup organizations in Hawaii and California. The new bottle, which comes in a gray hue, will contain 100 percent post-consumer recycled polyethylene plastic – 25 percent of which is plastic recovered f...

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