The massive ocean cleanup device invented by a 24-year-old is running into problems in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Business Insider - 12-06

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More than 320 million metric tons of plastic are produced every year. Much of it accumulates in oceans, forming places like the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The Ocean Cleanup, founded by Dutch innovator Boyan Slat, is trying to clean up plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.