These floating trashcans could soon be cleaning all of the Earth's oceans

A Seabin in the water.
(Image credit: Screenshot/YouTube/Seabin Project)

Plastic, cigarette butts, fishing lines, rope — nothing's safe from the Seabin.

The Seabin is a floating waste receptacle that can be installed in calm water. It pulls in debris, which is captured and trapped in a bag that can hold up to 44 pounds of trash. Because it makes noise, sea creatures stay far away, making it safe for wildlife. The device was created by Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski, two surfers from Perth who were tired of finding so much garbage in the ocean. After launching a crowdfunding campaign, they raised enough money to produce the Seabin, and it's finally being used in the wild.

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