Turning trash into treasure - That’s what the Ocean Purpose Project aims to do. Founded just 2 years ago - so far the initiative has collected over 4000 kgs of plastic waste, planted over 200 seaweed and muscle lines, and planted 125 coral reef stars. Rachel Kelly spoke to Mathilda D’Silva, Founder and CEO, Ocean Purpose Project to find out more.
You can also watch the full interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwXBBHzhFm4&feature=youtu.be
04:25: How do you turn ocean plastics back into fuel?
09:28: New project aims to develop bioplastics from Singapore seaweed
11:31: The importance of replanting coral and rebuilding reefs