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Apr 3, 2013
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You may have heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch — an-acres wide collection of tiny bits of plastic debris that are impossible to simply scoop out of the water due to their small size (caused by degradation by the sun).
One young man has a plan to clean up this man-made mess by funneling the water through a filter on a floating boom that then separates the plastic from biomass and stores it onboard for later collection and recycling. 
(via 19-Year-Old Student Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World’s Oceans)

You may have heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch — an-acres wide collection of tiny bits of plastic debris that are impossible to simply scoop out of the water due to their small size (caused by degradation by the sun).

One young man has a plan to clean up this man-made mess by funneling the water through a filter on a floating boom that then separates the plastic from biomass and stores it onboard for later collection and recycling. 

(via 19-Year-Old Student Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World’s Oceans)

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