r/Futurology ∞ transit umbra, lux permanet ☥ Sep 23 '22 Silver 3 Helpful 3 Wholesome 4 All-Seeing Upvote 1 Take My Energy 2 Wholesome Seal of Approval 1

A Dutch NGO that has cleaned up 1/1000th of the plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, says its technology can scale up to eliminate it completely. Environment

https://theoceancleanup.com/updates/first-100000-kg-removed-from-the-great-pacific-garbage-patch/
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u/pablo_the_bear Sep 23 '22

So just continually working with no end in sight until action is taken to stop flooding the ocean with plastics...

I applaud what they are doing but it makes me angry that they need to exist as a company in the first place.

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u/QYB1990 Sep 23 '22

They (The ocean cleanup) are working on that too.

"The interceptor" is their "River cleanup".

Take a look on YouTube, That thing is awesome.

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u/FredsMayonaise Sep 23 '22

That avalanche of plastic gave me nightmares.