Trash Cleaning Robots

The following are examples of trash pollution solutions using engineering.

FRED is a large, unmanned, semi-autonomous ocean-faring robot powered with renewable energy, designed to clean up harmful floating debris from marine environments such as bays, rivers, and oceans. Clear Blue Sea is currently prototyping FRED subsystems with help from the San Diego community. Meet FRED.

Baltimore Harbor pollution machineUses art, engineering and social media to make a difference.

A Plastic Bag’s Eye View of Mr. Trash Wheel

Rotterdam: Waste Shark: Meet ‘Waste Shark’, The Drone That’s Picking Up Garbage From The Oceans

Netherlands: The Ocean Cleanup

Visit the Engineering and Design Module of the TMA BlueTech Grade Three curriculum for curriculum connections.

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