mr. clean

Days after reporting a breakthrough in trapping plastic debris in the Pacific Ocean using the ocean’s current, Rotterdam-based Ocean Cleanup has unveiled a solar-powered trap that similarly capturers plastic garbage in rivers.

The Rotterdam-based non-profit was founded in 2013 by Dutch inventor Boyan Slat, then 18. Today it employs over 80 engineers, researchers, scientists and computational modelers determined to lay long, floating arms holding nets to catch plastic in “the Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. Read on, thanks to IBI News.