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Ocean waste as raw material

Use ocean plastic waste as raw material to bottle caps and tear-offs for beach hotels

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As mentioned in The New Plastics Economy report from Ellen Macarthur Foundation, by 205o plastics in the oceans will outweigh fish. The plastic that is right now in the ocean should be used as raw material for bottle caps and tear- offs for hotels in the beach. 

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Ocean waste as a hotel supplier

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Recycling them into the products that polluted the ocean.

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Photo of olanrewaju Giwa

This sounds recyclable and great idea to reduce the plastic waste in the beach you mean, so you need to review the way you have answered the design question by going to edit at the top of your profile.