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

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/Nergaal Sep 23 '22

just a reminder that THIS garbage patch is why we don't have plastic straws anymore

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u/mississauga145 Sep 23 '22

So we are going to kick the crap out of the patch until it gives us back our straws?

I'm in!