Opinion: Entrepreneurs, not governments, are keeping our oceans clean - Free The People

It’s easy to forget about, but in the north-central portion of the Pacific Ocean, there’s an island of garbage more than twice the size of Texas. It’s called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and on July 1, Dutch inventor Boyan Slat’s fledgling nonprofit The Ocean Cleanup became the first organization in the world to successfully recycle plastic collected from it.


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