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Steenkamp, Teun (author)
Plastic, the material that took the world in the 1950’s is nowadays not only seen<br/>positively. Plastic is literally everywhere and our modern way of life would not even be possible without it. However, when not managed and treated correctly plastic can affect modern day life significantly posing environmental risks and possible human health...
master thesis 2022
van Wijk, Adriaan (author)
The Ocean Cleanup is an NGO founded in 2013, with the aim to rid the world’s oceans of plastic by 2040. Collecting this plastic however begs the question: ‘What to do with this waste after it has left the ocean?’To answer this question, first, it is important to look at the material. In my research, I defined the following tiers of ocean plastic...
master thesis 2021
van Giezen, Andreas (author), Wiegmans, B. (author)
Every year about 300 million tons of plastic is produced, resulting in more than five trillion plastic particles currently floating in the oceans five largest convergence zones. The Ocean Cleanup is testing a method to passively collect this floating plastic debris, transport, recycle, process and sell it. The purpose of this paper is to...
journal article 2020