Solar powered 3D printer turns plastic waste at sea into furniture 0

Solar-3D-printerOut of the many garbage gyres present in various oceans on earth, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is one of the largest and it has gained attention of many environmentalists and researchers repeatedly. It is a large patch covered with plastic rubbish. The patch is as large as that of entire Turkey, and is located in the North Pacific. It is not at all an easy task to recycle such massive debris.

The debris comprises of micro particles, petrochemicals and abrasive beads that hang beneath the surface of water, thus, it is not easy for the satellite imaging and boaters to detect their presence.

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