The Ocean Cleanup is launching a giant plastic catcher to sea to clean up 1.8 trillion pounds of trash

9:00 AM ET Sat, 8 Sept 2018

Young Dutch entrepreneur and inventor, Boyan Slats, is taking on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch with a float device that his non-profit, The Ocean Cleanup, developed. The first attempt launched from San Francisco on September 8th, 2018.