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‘Incredibly promising’: the bubble barrier extracting plastic from a river

Five years ago, Claar-els van Delft began to suspect that plastic waste on the beach at Katwijk in the Netherlands did not come from visitors or the sea but from the mouth of a nearby river.

“We started picking up litter, and we noticed, near the river entrance, pieces that came from freshwater – all kinds of plastic,” she says. “Tampon sheaths, brush bristles, but also crisp packages, drink packages, everything.”

Sure enough, when volunteers sifted through …

Source video: The Great Bubble Barrier on YouTube

Source image: The Guardian

Source: TheGuardian.com

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