This Will Change The World

This Will Change The World

By: Javier Romero

 

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We have a big problem with trash all over the world. People in the United States have over 230 million pounds of trash in the ocean. It is very bad for the environment. The trash can kill the animals that are exposed to it. Over 1.1 million animals die because of pollution.

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Here is more information:

https://www.theoceancleanup.com/updates/

After 5 years of research, engineering and testing, we launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system from San Francisco Bay, marking the start of the cleanup. The system is now on its way to an intermediary test stop, 250-350 nautical miles offshore for a 2-week trial before continuing its journey toward the Great Pacific Garbage

There’s a big movement in the United States to stop using plastic drinking straws.

Here’s an article on that.

https://www.plasticpollutioncoalition.org/no-straw-please/

This relates to engineering because there is a big robot that cleans lots of trash, and there’s a social movement to keep plastic like straws from being used.

This item can get rid of a lot tons of trash.