The Ocean Cleanup Announces Pacific Cleanup to Start in 2018 The Ocean Cleanup Announces Pacific Cleanup to Start in 2018

The Ocean Cleanup Announces Pacific Cleanup to Start in 2018
The Ocean Cleanup Announces Pacific Cleanup to Start in 2018

UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS, May 11, 2017 – The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch foundation developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, today announced it will start extracting plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within the next 12 months. The Ocean Cleanup further announced that parts of its first cleanup system are already in production. Thanks to an improved design, The Ocean Cleanup has increased the efficiency of the system, allowing for the cleanup of half the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in just 5 years.
Photo: Pierre AUGIER for The OCEAN CLEANUP

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