Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup

Batavierenstraat 15 Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Region active

Global

Charity

2013

Activity

Marine pollution, Plastic pollution, Pollution of the sea, Ocean debris, Cleanup machinery, Marine conservation technology

Description

Initiated by Dutch teenager Boyan Slat in 2013, The Ocean Cleanup is designing and developing cleanup systems to clean up what is already polluting our oceans and to intercept plastic on its way to the ocean via rivers via their Interceptors. The Ocean Cleanup's team consists of more than 120 engineers, researchers, scientists and computational modelers working daily to rid the world's oceans of plastic.