PLANET . PEOPLE . PRODUCTION
Upcycled Medical is defined by the 3 P's, in our endaveour to leave no stone unturned towards doing our best for the planet;
* Protect Our Planet, by keeping off marine litter from contaminating seas, oceans and water bodies
* Protect Our People, by designing eco-friendly, sustainable clothing that needs less resource, causing less waste
* Purposefully Produce Ethical Clothing, which is gentle on the body & less stressful on the environment
400 Billion plastic bags at '150 bags per person, per year' are retailed worldwide every year
Plastic's shelf life is longer than any other being on this planet, since it takes years to decompose and degenerate. Plastic problem is universal, endangers life, causes irreversible change and is detrimental to nature. The world as we know it will cease to exist if we don't find alternative ways. Plastic's upcycling and reuse into sustainable materials is the kind of positive solution we need.
Our environment and landfills are filled with 4.6 Billion Tons Of Plastic today
Plastic production for all kinds of industries isn't reducing, but growing exponentially. Even this year another 500 million tons of virgin plastic will be produced. According to research, only 9% of all kinds of plastics ever produced gets upcycled into different products.
Millions of marine animals and plants are killed by waste plastic every year
Marine debris accumulated over years is continuously harming life in oceans and seas. Over 900 species are continuously impacted over time. Approximately 40% of marine mammals and 30% of seabird species depend on marine debris for their survival. Marine pollution is causing loss of biodiversity, oceans to become inhabitable, damaging coral reefs and hampering the functioning of entire ecosystems.