Tackling plastic pollution.

When Emily Penn graduated from university, she spent three years sailing around the world on a biofuel-powered boat called Earthrace. “I was woken in the middle of night by the thud of plastic on the hull of the boat. We were thousands of miles from land and we were sailing through floating plastic,” she says.

“I just remember thinking that it didn’t make any sense. I almost didn’t believe what I was seeing. I am not a very angry person, but it definitely stirred something inside me that meant that I didn’t want to do anything else but try ...


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