January 27, 2023

The Great Bubble Barrier: A Company that Stops Plastic Waste from polluting the Ocean!


Editor: Akanksha Choudhary

One of the most significant environmental problems of the twenty-first century is the pollution of plastics. 

When marine species consume or get trapped in plastic litter, it leads to fatalities. 

Plastics can absorb and transport toxins which results in the deaths of rare species from rivers to the ocean.

However, the awesome news is that there is a means to stop plastics from ever entering the ocean!  

An innovative solution to block plastic from migrating that won't interfere with fish or ship traffic

The Great Bubble Barrier

The very 1st river bubble barrier was installed in Katwijk, Netherlands last month.

The Bubble Barrier states that air is pushed through perforated tubing to create the barrier of bubbles.

Which then creates a diagonal veil of bubbles that directs plastics to the top & then into a collection system.

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