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Interceptor™

A scalable solution to intercept river plastic pollution

January 2020
Gallery Interceptor™ 1
Gallery Interceptor™ 1
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Identification

The Interceptor™ stops new plastic from entering the ocean and can be deployed all around the world.

Knowing that rivers are the main source of ocean plastic pollution (1000 rivers are responsible for roughly 80% of the pollution), the Interceptor™ is the scalable solution to prevent debris from entering the world's oceans from rivers. It is 100% solar-powered, extracts debris autonomously, and can be placed in the majority of the world's most polluting rivers.

Label Date January 2020
From Netherlands
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world

Sectors - Value chain - Application

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Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
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The environmental benefits

  • It can extract 50,000 kilograms of plastic per day
  • 100% solar-powered
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The Financial benefits

  • Can help mitigate the average economic loss amounting to 615M$ in Europe
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Company Profile

The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup develops advanced technologies to rid the world's oceans of plastic.

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Headquarters 3014 AT Rotterdam, Netherlands
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