By systematically eliminating technical risks through rapid iterations, we aim to begin the cleanup in 2018, and reach full-scale deployment in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch by 2020.

The future
The present
  • 2018
    Road to the Cleanup

    Road to the Cleanup

    This summer, The Ocean Cleanup will attempt to launch its first cleanup system inside the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Follow the journey as we finalize engineering, procurement and testing system components in the months leading up to the deployment.

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The past