Meet Ocean Heroes
People making a global impact.
What do they have in common? They've all decided to change the way they do laundry. Not because it's easier but because it's the right thing to do.
Ocean Hero: Eve from the UK
Eve’s love for the ocean was sparked very early in life, when she was living on a boat. Today, she is a masters student in Global Sustainability Solutions in Exeter, UK. Eve is also a member of the ‘Leave It Better Community’. Read Eve’s sustainability journey and get inspired to leave the world a better place.READ HER STORY
Ocean Hero: Carol from the UK
Carol is the founder of ‘One Bag Beach Clean’ community and a strong advocate for it never being too late to start living sustainably. Sustainability has consumed Carol's life over the past five years and she loves the fact that as soon as she started her sustainability journey, she became a part of a wonderful global community so she never feels alone.
The Joint Impact
500 tons stopped in 5 years
PlanetCare users will stop over 500 tons of microfiber emissions from entering into the wastewater in the next 5 years.
52 plastic bags saved per household
Every household with a PlanetCare filter saves 52 plastic bags per year from being released into rivers and oceans.
1 legislation passed
As of January 2025, all new washing machines in France will have to include a filter to stop synthetic clothes from polluting our waterways.
Kids for plastic-free ocean
Children are our future. Besides leading by example, we must also teach them how to live sustainably and within the planetary boundaries.
See what #MicroplasticFree ocean looks like through their eyes.
Emily Stevenson, Co-Founder at Beach Guardian
Emily has been picking up plastics from beaches in England for over half her life. She is a marine biologist whose efforts to clean the ocean have been recognized by BBC and awarded by The Diana Award. Once she found out about "the invisible pollution", microplastics, she went on a journey to stop that too. Starting at her own home.
Ocean Hero: Yvette from France
While spending two years in Indonesia, this English teacher and scuba diver couldn't help but notice that plastic was everywhere, including in the ocean. She shared with us her journey to a more sustainable life and her mindset of "doing better, not perfect" when it comes to stopping the plastic pollution.READ HER STORY