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The Ocean Cleanup celebrates first haul of plastic from the Great Pacific garbage patch

The Ocean Cleanup's System 001/B has successfully captured 60 1-cubic-meter bags of plastic from the Great Pacific garbage patch and returned it safely to Vancouver, British Columbia, where the organization held a press conference today to discuss its plans to develop the plastic into reusable products. We spoke with CEO Boyan Slat about what needs to be done next.

The Ocean Cleanup launches to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Boyan Slat talks up his latest invention, The Interceptor

The Ocean Cleanup unveils The Interceptor; a river-based plastic catcher

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