Non-Profit Created ‘Marine Vacuum’ to Collect Plastic Waste From Ocean

July 6, 2021

Water pollution is a huge problem. Wouldn’t it be great to just vacuum the ocean like you vacuum a carpet? That’s just what one nonprofit organization is hoping to do with this creation. Azure Alliance in Taiwan is testing out a catamaran dinghy that collects floating trash. Conveyor belts skim the water, scooping up plastic bottles, bags and other garbage and store it in a separate compartment. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.

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