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rePurpose Global

Helping purposeful brands go plastic neutral through footprinting, technology, advisory and certifications

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Peter Hjemdahl

Co-Founder & Chief Advocacy Officer at rePurpose Global

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Employees 21–50
Headquarters New York, New York, United States
rePurpose Global is the world’s leading Plastic Action Platform dedicated to reducing waste, reviving lives, and restoring nature’s balance. Through its comprehensive set of solutions across the value chain, the organization helps people and companies calculate, reduce, and balance their plastic footprint, while empowering innovators on the cutting edge of advancing a circular economy.

To date, rePurpose has been creating change in partnership with hundreds of companies across 26 countries, such as Clorox, AB InBev, Johnson & Johnson, Google, and Colgate. On behalf of its global coalition, the organization is removing over 14 million pounds of plastic waste from nature every year, and in doing so, positively impacts the lives of 10,000+ marginalized waste workers and community members worldwide.

Notable Achievements

  • Scaling from zero to a team of 50 and 250 purposeful brand partners in less than 2 years
  • Removing 14 million pounds of plastic waste every year across all 3 developing continents
  • Becoming one of the world's largest and most trusted mobilizers of circular economy finance

Currently Operating in Five Regions

Press Mentions

October 28, 2022

How One Company Is Working To Address The Global Plastic Waste Crisis

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