I’m tackling ocean garbage
France / Jonquerets-de-Livet
Marketed / Broadcasted
Though we are all familiar with garbage on the streets, we know far less about trash in the sea. But Barthelemy was convinced that garbage bins would work just as well on the sea—where garbage is being thrown overboard at a rate 634,000 kg per second—as on land.
2 February 2016
In 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans. That’s according to the latest report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, released at the World Economic Forum in Davos in late January 2016. To stem this global catastrophe, our pioneer Barthélémy Dominici decided to take action in his own backyard, installing trash collectors along the Mediterranean coast.