The Ocean Cleanup will use giant floating pipes driven by the wind, waves and currents to cleanup the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, located between Hawaii and California. The assembly process and testing phase has already been put into effect. Their test used 394 feet of pipe out of the planned 1,312-foot system. Following is a transcript of the video.
These giant pipes could help clean the ocean
The Ocean Cleanup project was created by Boyan Slat at the age of 22. $US30 Million has been raised to fund his idea.
It’s set to help clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch located between Hawaii and California.
The giant floating pipes will be driven by the wind, waves, and currents.
His system is projected to clean 50% of the garbage patch in five years.
The Ocean Cleanup has started the assembly process and is in the testing phase.
Here’s to cleaner oceans for everyone.
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