The world’s first rubbish barrier made entirely from bubbles has been unveiled in Amsterdam in an attempt to catch waste in the city’s canals before it reaches the North Sea. A Dutch start-up, the Amsterdam municipality and the regional water board launched the Great Bubble Barrier, a simple device that channels rubbish – especially small pieces […]

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River Interceptor Ocean Cleanup and their young entrepreneur Boyan Slat have been battling away with boom and screen technology systems in the Pacific garbage patch with limited success and much criticism for their lack of environmental assessment. Perhaps more sensibly in releasing this ‘Interceptor’ device which operates in rivers they can make a much bigger […]

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Hubbub Businesses, residents and organisations situated along five of the UK’s biggest rivers are being invited to join the largest ever collaborative effort to prevent and reduce the amount of litter entering the UK’s waterways, and subsequently the ocean. The Treasure Your River campaign is being run by environmental charity Hubbub and funded by The Coca-Cola Foundation, primary international […]

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