Floating Recycling Plant/Water Purifier/Energy Generator May be Applied to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP)

Floating Recycling Plant/Water Purifier/Energy Generator May be Applied to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP)

“South Korean designer Sung Jin Cho submitted the Seawer Skyscraper project as his proposal for this year’s eVolo Skyscraper Competition. The project includes a huge drainage hole 550 meters in diameter and 300 meters in depth that would be located at the heart of the GPGP. The structure consists of five layers of baleen filters that separate plastic particles and fluids. The particles are taken to an onboard recycling plant while purified seawater is stored in a large sedimentation tank at the bottom of the structure before it is released back into the ocean.”

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