Gallery: Boat Made 100% from Trash Sets Sail from Taiwan

 

A boat made from 100% trash set sail from Taiwan this week with recycled plastic bottles keeping it afloat and old advertising sails pushing it along. The vessel, dubbed the Polli-Boat after its flotation device — a product called Polli Bricks — is the brainchild of Miniwiz, a Taipei-based sustainable energy development company and is meant to call attention to the giant issue of marine debris — if you don’t know about the plastic gyres yet read about them here.

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  1. topgreenie June 14, 2011 at 7:23 am

    This is amazing!

    With Plastiki and Polli-Boat recycled plastic bottles do seem like a great building material. Hoping to see more of this in the future.

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