JUNK: Sailing to Hawaii on 15,000 plastic bottles

January 23, 2009 at 6:13 pm Leave a comment

 Click here to see the story of a raft made of plastic bottles and a Cessna airplane hull sailed by three people from Long Beach, CA to Honolulu in the summer of 2008.

They observed and sampled the surface of the ocean that, as a result of the billions of tons of plastic waste world-wide, has now become a “plastic soup” and presents a major challenge for us to clean up.

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