Amsterdam—or rather many, many bubbles—have been hard at work cleaning up the city's canal system of plastic pollution

'The Bubble Barrier,' which has been in use since 2019, according to CNN, is a perforated tube that lies diagonally near the bottom of a waterway.
A compressor blows air through the tube, sending a wall of bubbles to the surface. As water flows downwards, the bubble wall gently diverts any plastic pollution and escorts it to a receptacle located nearby...
... in the canal before the trash floats downstream to larger waterways and then the ocean.

The creators of the 'Bubble Barrier' say the device offers another alternative to a net or other artificial barriers that could otherwise do harm to aquatic life or vessels that pass by.
The device has reportedly trapped 86% of trash.

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