Aquatic ‘Seabins’ Are Tracking and Clearing Plastics from Philadelphia’s Rivers
Plastic water bottles make up half of all trash floating in Philadelphia’s rivers and streams. Then, there are the “micro-plastics” – tiny pieces we don’t always see. WHYY’s Susan Phillips reports a new pilot project aims to collect and count these pollutants using aquatic trash bins.
(Original air-date: 6/18/22)