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Raffi Schieir with POP collection truck

**Embargoed until 00:00am on Earth Day, 22nd April**

Six collection centres have already been established with eight more breaking ground.

LONDON, April 22, 2024 – As part of their annual Earth Day activities, Prevented Ocean Plastic™ are proud to announce they are counting down to 25 with an update on the progress of their 25 by 2025 initiative to develop 25 new collection centres in at-risk coastal communities by 2025. To date, there have now been six collection centres opened - and, appropriately for Earth Day, the programme is proud to confirm they have broken ground on eight more, including one in a completely new geographical region.

Launched to coincide with World Oceans Day last year, Prevented Ocean Plastic™’s 25 by 2025 initiative was met with an overwhelmingly positive response from the industry, as businesses recognised the need to develop and expand waste management infrastructure where it didn’t previously exist. Impact...

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