David Katz

Plastic Bank
Founder & CEO
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David has been named one of the world’s most compassionate entrepreneurs by Salt magazine. He is the recipient of the United Nations Lighthouse award for Planetary Health, recipient of the Paris Climate Conference Sustainia community...
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David has been named one of the world’s most compassionate entrepreneurs by Salt magazine. He is the recipient of the United Nations Lighthouse award for Planetary Health, recipient of the Paris Climate Conference Sustainia community award, is the Past President of the Vancouver Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), and named the Entrepreneur Organizations, Global Citizen.

 

David is the founder and CEO of The Plastic Bank, an internationally recognized solution to ocean plastic. The Plastic Bank is a global network of micro recycling markets that empower the poor to transcend poverty by cleaning the environment. The Plastic Bank is an eco-system that provides an opportunity for the world to collect and trade plastic waste as a currency. European partners include IBM, Shell Energy, Henkel, Marks & Spencer’s, Eat Natural, Aldi, Drogerie Mart, Grenier Packaging and others.

 

His humanitarian work has earned him international recognition. David has been featured in hundreds of international news and investigative articles, including Forbes, Time Magazine, Fast Company, and National Geographic. David can be found at TED.com, is featured in an award-winning documentary and starred in an international reality television show.

 

David is a steward of the earth and a champion for the poor.

 

Plastic Bank and David Katz in the world news and societal awareness:

David Katz at Ted.com

David Katz at Future Thinkers

David Katz at National Public Radio

David Katz in The Guardian

Plastic Bank in DW

Plastic Bank on international TV with IBM

David has been named one of the world’s most compassionate entrepreneurs by Salt magazine. He is the recipient of the United Nations Lighthouse award for Planetary Health, recipient of the Paris Climate Conference Sustainia community award, is the Past President of the Vancouver Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), and named the Entrepreneur Organizations, Global Citizen.

 

David is the founder and CEO of The Plastic Bank, an internationally recognized solution to ocean plastic. The Plastic Bank is a global network of micro recycling markets that empower the poor to transcend poverty by cleaning the environment. The Plastic Bank is an eco-system that provides an opportunity for the world to collect and trade plastic waste as a currency. European partners include IBM, Shell Energy, Henkel, Marks & Spencer’s, Eat Natural, Aldi, Drogerie Mart, Grenier Packaging and others.

 

His humanitarian work has earned him international recognition. David has been featured in hundreds of international news and investigative articles, including Forbes, Time Magazine, Fast Company, and National Geographic. David can be found at TED.com, is featured in an award-winning documentary and starred in an international reality television show.

 

David is a steward of the earth and a champion for the poor.

 

Plastic Bank and David Katz in the world news and societal awareness:

David Katz at Ted.com

David Katz at Future Thinkers

David Katz at National Public Radio

David Katz in The Guardian

Plastic Bank in DW

Plastic Bank on international TV with IBM

David has been named one of the world’s most compassionate entrepreneurs by Salt magazine. He is the recipient of the United Nations Lighthouse award for Planetary Health, recipient of the Paris Climate Conference Sustainia community award, is the Past President of the Vancouver Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), and named the Entrepreneur Organizations, Global Citizen.

 

David is the founder and CEO of The Plastic Bank, an internationally recognized solution to ocean plastic. The Plastic Bank is a global network of micro recycling markets that empower the poor to transcend poverty by cleaning the environment. The Plastic Bank is an eco-system that provides an opportunity for the world to collect and trade plastic waste as a currency. European partners include IBM, Shell Energy, Henkel, Marks & Spencer’s, Eat Natural, Aldi, Drogerie Mart, Grenier Packaging and others.

 

His humanitarian work has earned him international recognition. David has been featured in hundreds of international news and investigative articles, including Forbes, Time Magazine, Fast Company, and National Geographic. David can be found at TED.com, is featured in an award-winning documentary and starred in an international reality television show.

 

David is a steward of the earth and a champion for the poor.

 

Plastic Bank and David Katz in the world news and societal awareness:

David Katz at Ted.com

David Katz at Future Thinkers

David Katz at National Public Radio

David Katz in The Guardian

Plastic Bank in DW

Plastic Bank on international TV with IBM

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