Turning Ocean Plastic Into New Gear
The aptly-named Chipolo Ocean edition is made from reclaimed fishing nets either recovered in shallow waters or intercepted at the docks before fishermen dump their old nets in the ocean.
Oceanworks takes that super-tough polypropylene ocean plastic, turns it into pellets, and then Chipolo uses that to create a lovely blue Chipolo Ocean tracker. There's something about this material in person that jumps the rails in regards to "plastic" tech. It's a little softer and more pleasant to touch. It feels more like a found ocean pebble than a key finder. I've found myself playing with it in my pocket more than once while out and about. Read More