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Source: Erwin Zwart/The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup Receives Over $30 Million To Remove Waste In Pacific Waters

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10 percent of all our waste we create is plastic. That doesn’t seem like a large number initially, but it expands quite greatly when put into perspective. In a different way, as water bottle consumption continues to grow in America, over 35 billion of those are thrown away. Much of that waste enters our oceans and is the cause of mass pollution in the waters. A Dutch company has a goal to eliminate as much of that waste as possible, and they’re well on their way after raising over $30 million in funding.

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Source: The Ocean Cleanup