Boyan Slat: How we will rid the oceans of plastic (May 2017)

[Applause] what if there were an even better way to clean the ocean for the past two years we’ve been working on something that will make that possible what we’re about to show you looks like nothing you’ve seen before and I’m so glad we can finally share it with you here tonight but before […]

The Ocean Cleanup Technology, Explained

1.8 trillion pieces of plastic float at the surface of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Here, The Ocean Cleanup is deploying the world’s first technological solution to this growing problem. The principle behind it is simple: create a coastline where there are none… concentrate the plastic… and take it out. The system consists of a […]