Purging the Plastics

by Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D., Senior Editor; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2018, Vol. 88, Issue 12, Pg. 84-84

Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: A full-scale floating system designed to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch for a fraction of the cost and time of traditional methods has been deployed.

Subject Headings: Synthetic materials | Solid wastes | Plastics | Plastic design | Benefit cost ratios

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