Gallery: Sea Chair Device Recycles Ocean Plastic Debris Into Brand New ...

Islands of plastic waste can be found in our oceans around the world. The largest, the Pacific Garbage Patch, is a collection of floating plastic debris and waste that spans twice the size of Texas. In the patch, the plastic is broken down, finally into small pellets, called nurdles. The team found these tiny pieces to be perfect components to create 3D printed plastic chairs.

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  1. lazyreader August 19, 2011 at 7:50 am

    I like the idea, what better way to get rid of debris in the Pacific Garbage Patch.

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