Plastics and the Environment

Seabin: How these 'floating garbage bins' can help clean up our waters

Each Seabin, or a floating garbage bin, is capable of capturing 90,000 plastic bags every year for less than $1 a day. Image: Seabin Project

Pooja Chhabria

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Chart showing the increase of global plastic production, measured in tonnes per year, from 1950 through to 2015.
Chart showing the increase of global plastic production, measured in tonnes per year, from 1950 through to 2015. Image: Our World in Data; Geyer, R., Jambeck, J. R., & Law, K. L. (2017). Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made. Science Advances, 3(7), e1700782.

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The team at Seabin Project believes the world's marinas, ports and yacht clubs are the perfect places to start helping clean our ocean.
The team at Seabin Project believes the world's marinas, ports and yacht clubs are the perfect places to start helping clean our ocean. Image: Seabin Project
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