System 001

System 001 live location

An introduction by Boyan Slat

After 273 scale model tests, six at-sea prototypes, a comprehensive mapping of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch with 30 vessels and an airplane, and several technology iterations, we are now ready to put the world’s first ocean cleanup system to the test. 

Road to the
Cleanup

Follow each step from procurement to deployment

System 001 Timeline

How it
works

Find out more about the components of System 001 and how it works.

Technology