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Monthly Archives: September 2019

The Ocean Clean Up – System 001/B

The Ocean Cleanup is on a mission to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. Their starting point is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the largest accumulation of plastic in the world. The patch contains over eight million tonnes of plastic spread over an area three times the size of France and is extremely remote (five…

Where is the Missing Plastic?

Every year, an estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic ends up in our oceans. However, there is only, and I use the term ‘only’ very lightly, somewhere in the hundreds of thousands of tonnes found floating on the surface. In the past, scientists have assumed that floating plastic does not persist at the ocean surface…

Building Prosthetics from Recycled Plastic

With the plastic crisis becoming more apparent, lots of organisations are working towards a solution. Some companies are looking for ways to recycle waste plastic into products, such as Pilot with their B2P Gel pens, while some are working towards removing plastic packaging from their supply chain and others, such as The Ocean Cleanup, are…