53: Nick Doman & Will Pearson of Ocean Bottle - Solving The Ocean Plastics Problem
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Nick Doman and Will Pearson are the founders of Ocean Bottles, a tool for individuals to fund collection of ocean plastic bottles. Their product is a part stainless steel and part ocean-bound recycled plastic.Highlights:Collecting ocean bound plastic bottles are just as effective.22 million kg of plastic goes into ocean each dayCreating an IBM blockchain platform of network of plastic collection networkOcean Bottle has a NFC chip to offer retailers new way to interact with consumersGetting support in the product design phase and other partnershipsGetting into Catapult accelerator programmeTime Stamp:[01:00] How Ocean Bottles work[03:22] No bullshit sustainability[05:00] Working with Plastic Bank[07:45] Plastic collectors with Plastic Bank[10:38] B2B side of Ocean Bottles[13:00] Product design background[14:00] Creating a physical product[17:20] Partnerships[19:00] Working as a team and getting coaching[20:50] Vision in 10 yearsUseful links:Ocean Bottles (https://theoceanbottle.com/)Go to ImpactHustlers.com (https://www.impacthustlers.com/)Visit FastForward 2030 (http://fastforward2030.com/) and Real Changers (https://www.realchangers.com/)Impact Hustlers is hosted by Maiko Schaffrath, connect on Linkedin (https://uk.linkedin.com/in/maikoschaffrath/en) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/maikoschaffrath)This podcast is produced by Woon Tan of Podcast Publishing (http://podcastpublishing.help/) Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/impacthustlers)
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