Stopping marine plastic pollution from rivers requires efficient and cost-effective technologies

An aerial view of a "TrashBoom” – a swimming barrier that stops the vast majority of floating plastic in rivers.

The majority of marine plastic enters the oceans through Asian rivers. Image: HBLC Marketing/Plastic Fischer

Karsten Hirsch
CEO and Co-Founder, Plastic Fischer
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