Plastic waste-busting invention targets world's most polluted rivers

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New Ocean Cleanup Interceptors are capable of removing up to 100,000kgs of waste each day

A new invention that aims to intercept ocean-polluting plastic before it reaches the high seas is ready to be launched onto the world's rivers, the firm behind the technology announced on Saturday...

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