Scientists say invention to clean up giant Pacific garbage patch is officially operating

Ocean clean-up technology has reportedly taken a bite out of the so-called “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” for the first time. Dutch scientists had designed a floating device to collect plastic …
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The 25-year-old entrepreneur hoping to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch rarely sees his invention in action because he gets too seasick

Boyan Slat came up with the idea for his plastic-cleanup tool after scuba diving in Greece and finding more plastic bags than fish.
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Public Works Director/Invention Convention: Patch Week In Review

CINNAMINSON, NJ — You’ve got a lot going on in your life, and you don’t always have time to log on. You might have missed something over the past few days, but Patch is here to get you caught up. Just click the headline to read the full story.
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