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The massive plastic-cleaning device invented by a 24-year-old to clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is finally being put to the test. Here’s what it’s up against.

On September 8th, the Ocean Cleanup launched the first of many massive plastic-cleaning arrays into the Pacific Ocean. There’s a lot of plastic in the world’s oceans, with much of it congregating in places like the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Dutch innovator Boyan Slat came up with the idea for […]
The massive plastic-cleaning device invented by a 24-year-old to clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is finally being put to the test. Here’s what it’s up against.