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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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Maritime News

Solving the Ocean Plastic Crisis Starts With Asia -Opinion

By Adam Minter (Bloomberg Opinion) — Since Jan. 1, when China stopped accepting the rich world’s recyclable plastic waste, it’s gotten a ton

June 26, 2018
Total Views: 240

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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News

China’s Ban on Plastic Trash Could Be Huge Win for U.S. Chemical Makers

By Jack Kaskey and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — China is upending the global plastics market. The world’s biggest user of scrap has stopped accepting

December 6, 2017
Total Views: 50

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Northern Europe’s first floating rubbish bin installed in Helsinki
Environment

Northern Europe’s first floating rubbish bin installed in Helsinki

The technology group Wärtsilä’s project to bring floating rubbish bins to Finland is making progress. The project is being executed in honour of

May 9, 2017
Total Views: 74

Friday, May 5, 2017
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Environment

Turning Plastic to Oil, U.K. Startup Sees Money in Saving Oceans

By Anna Hirtenstein (Bloomberg) — At a garbage dump about 80 miles west of London, Adrian Griffiths is testing an invention he’s confident

May 5, 2017
Total Views: 56

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Storm Drain Medallion
Blog

Seas of Plastic

    By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval, Inc.) Garbage is a problem. But, plastic is the real disaster – it is as valid on land as it is on the

June 16, 2016
Total Views: 114

Monday, November 23, 2015
ocean-plastic floating debris
Environment

Biodegradable Plastics Don’t Work At Sea – Says New UN Study

“Don’t discard ‘Biodegradable’ plastics at sea” asks a new report from the United Nations because biodegradable

November 23, 2015
Total Views: 57

Sunday, June 7, 2015
20-Year-Old Inventor Announces Colossal Ocean Plastic Cleaning System
Blog

20-Year-Old Inventor Announces Colossal Ocean Plastic Cleaning System

“Taking care of the world’s ocean garbage problem is one of the largest environmental challenges mankind faces today.” said Boyan Slat, 20-year old

June 7, 2015
Total Views: 73

Thursday, January 2, 2014
dnv gl spindrift research vessel
News

Spindrift – A Plastic Debris Research Concept Vessel

"Like CO2, plastic pollution in the ocean is everyone's problem," says Bjørn Haugland, DNV-GL's Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer. "And like CO2,

January 2, 2014
Total Views: 119

Friday, October 7, 2011
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Uncategorized

Throwing Plastic In The Ocean; Just Don’t Do It

This has been a public service announcement from your friends at gCaptain. (Via

October 7, 2011
Total Views: 101

Monday, July 26, 2010
Interesting

Plastiki – Catamaran Made of Plastic Soda Bottles

UPDATE: July 26, 2010 – gCaptain first reported on the Plastitki, a 60-foot catamaran made out of 2-liter soda bottles, over a year ago and we are now

July 26, 2010
Total Views: 675

Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Video

Garbage Patch – Plastic Island in the Pacific

With all the recent talk of the Gulf Oil Spill and its effect on the marine environment it is good to take a moment and look at some of

July 6, 2010
Total Views: 7

Friday, July 2, 2010
Uncategorized

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch – Mapped

(Source: IMC Brokers) In the broad expanse of the northern Pacific Ocean, there exists the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, a slowly moving, clockwise spiral of

July 2, 2010
Total Views: 1414

Thursday, February 7, 2008
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Rubbish Soup – Plastic At Sea

Bitterend found this great image of so called “Rubbish Soup”. They tell us; “The vast expanse of debris – in effect the world’s

February 7, 2008
Total Views: 39
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