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WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE PLASTIKI?

September 17th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Design, Oceans, Plastiki, Technology
After 4 years spent planning and building, and 130 days crossing the Pacific the Plastiki has become an icon of sustainable design and an advocate for plastic free oceans. But after all that, what's next? ... READ MORE

 

THE EARTH AWARDS 2010

August 26th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Arts, Campaigns, Design, Environment, Technology
The Earth Awards are back again and this years finalists have already been announced showcasing a range of exciting innovations and designs that could help shape how we approach sustainable design. ... READ MORE

 

IWC CHARITY ‘MISSION EARTH’ AUCTION

July 23rd, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Design, Environment, Lifestyle, Technology
To celebrate the Plastiki's imminent arrival in Sydney our expedition sponsor IWC Schaffhausen will be auctioning a special edition Platinum Ingenieur Automatic Mission Earth watch. ... READ MORE

 

HP TECH POWERING THE PLASTIKI

July 13th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Technology
When traveling over 8,000 miles across the Pacific connectivity and technology becomes pretty vital, and for the Plastiki expedition we've been lucky enough to work with the guys at HP ... READ MORE

 

FROM BIG IDEAS TO THE HIGH SEAS: 10,000 BOTTLES

July 11th, 2010, posted by Matt Grey Tags: Build, Design, Matt Grey, Technology
There’s no question that the Plastiki has been high octane risk and pressure right from the start. We had initially been so focused on the actually sailing trip that we’d overlooked the adventure of just building this thing ... READ MORE

 

FROM BIG IDEAS TO THE HIGH SEAS: A MATERIAL DISCOVERY

June 26th, 2010, posted by Matt Grey Tags: Build, Matt Grey, Technology
My task now was to find a suitable material with which to build this boat. The prototype was progressing apace but so too was our desired date of departure in December. Overnight I became a plastics geek ... READ MORE

 

PLASTIKI LIVE SKYPE

June 21st, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Arts, David de Rothschild, Film & Television, Media, Technology
More than 200 people participated in a live Skype with David straight from the South Pacific ... READ MORE

 

BUILDING THE WORLD’S FIRST 60 FT BOTTLE BOAT

May 24th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Build, Design, Technology
The whole Plastiki Expedition has been a HUGE journey that began before we even had a boat to put in the water, before we had a crew, and before we could even start building it. This journey really began with the search for the perfect material to construct our one-of-a-kind bottle boat from. ... READ MORE