#Ocean Cleanup

Ocean Cleanup removes 100,000 kg of plastic from ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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Non-profit Ocean Cleanup has revealed it has now removed more than 100,000 kg of plastics from the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' (GPGP). The Great Pacific garbage patch (aka Pacific trash vortex) is a huge area of marine debris in the central North Pacific Ocean. The size of...

Ocean Cleanup’s Interceptor sets its sights on cleaning 1,000 Rivers in 5 Years

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A dutch-non-profit organization, The Ocean Cleanup (TOC), has launched a robot that wants to clean the waterways responsible for 80% of the world's river waste within the next five years. The new machine comes off the back of the companies efforts to strengthen its initiative in removing...

Ocean Cleanup hauls its first batch of plastic trash back to shore

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Has it been smooth sailing? No. But, The Ocean Cleanup has now completed its first successful mission to collect plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch! The team are now back on the shores of Vancouver showing off their 'catch'. The idea is that the rubbish they...