Plastics and the Environment

This man came up with a genius solution to clean up Indonesia's polluted rivers

This initiative uses technology and trash booms to clean up plastic from rivers before it reaches the oceans. Image: REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo

Kate Whiting

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Gary, pictured, as he installs a number of Trashbooms in one of Bali's rivers Image: makeachange.world
The trasbooms consist of PVC pipes as a floater and galvanized stainless steel mesh that functions as a catching net. Image: Plasticfischer.com
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