How Young Entrepreneurs Academy In Danville And Programs Like It Change The World
19 year old Boyan Slat released his plans to implement an Ocean Cleanup Array, which he designed to remove plastic garbage from the ocean. The device is network of anchored booms which are stationary and act as a funnel to remove garbage from a particular area. This young man launched a project while in high school analyzing the size and amount of plastic garbage in the ocean. His paper on this went on to win several prizes and Slat founded The Ocean Cleanup Foundation, which is a non-profit organization whose goal is to develop his proposed technology to help clean up the ocean.