Boyan Slat, at it again: River Cleanup in Sight

Interceptor 001™ in Cengkareng drain, Jakarta, Indonesia. Courtesy of The Ocean Cleanup

Boyan Slat, the dutch engineer responsible for recently collecting two shipping containers worth of plastic and garbage from the Great Pacific Garbage patch (for the first time in history), is now setting his sights on clearing up river-based water pollution.

We’ve talked about The Ocean Cleanup project on this blog before, but this conservationist is taking it one step further and hoping to help freshwater rivers and streams clean up their act too.

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