Engineering A Cleaner River

Posted on January 9, 2007  Comments (1)

I Eat Rubbish:

“I eat rubbish!”, the notice fixed to it claims that it collects 40 tons of rubbish every year; the equivalent of 800,000 plastic bottles. Called a “passive debris collector”, nine of them have been bobbing along the river for the past five years. Each captures tons of floating litter; bottles, cans, and plastic, that otherwise would have flowed out to sea and killed fish and birds. It was initiated by Thames21, an environmental charity…

One Response to “Engineering A Cleaner River”

  1. Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog » Plastic Balls for the Resevoir
    June 10th, 2008 @ 7:03 pm

    “The water needs to be shaded because when sunlight mixes with the bromide and chlorine in Ivanhoe’s water, the carcinogen bromate forms…”

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