Creator Of Floating Garbage-Collector Struggling To Capture Plastic In Pacific

Creator Of Floating Garbage-Collector Struggling To Capture Plastic In Pacific

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Dutch innovator Boyan Slat poses for a portrait next to the anchors of his plastic collecting system in 2017. The trash collection device deployed to corral plastic litter floating is not capturing any garbage.

A young innovator wants to remove all the plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. But his invention — a long floating boom — is moving too slowly to hold the trash it collects.

(Image credit: Peter Dejong/AP)

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