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Seabin Project

Seabin is a floating rubbish bin that can be in the water at any marinas or ports to collect rubbish from the seas.

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Seabin is a floating rubbish bin that can be in the water at any marinas or ports to collect rubbish from the seas. Water from the surface is sucked in and the rubbish is caught in the catch bag inside the seabin and the water pumped back into the marina. Powered by 12 volts submersible water pumps, seabin also has option of using alternative power sources, like solar, wave or wind power. 


How does this research relate to our Use Cases?

Whenever rubbish is not recycled, ends up in the oceans. Fishes are eating plastics that are ending up in our tummies. So it is important to look into various methods of cleaning our oceans. This correlates with both case studies that rubbish when not disposed properly ends up in the ocean.

What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?

This project is very inspiring and pushes us to think beyond our own capabilities. This video would help in inspiring people to reduce the use of plastic http://iview.abc.net.au/programs/foreign-correspondent/NC1702H006S00

Tell us about yourself

I am a Sydney resident who came across this project and got inspired to post it here.

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Hi Anshu!
There are 3 days left in the ideas phase of the circular design challenge! It would be great to see your ideas there, submit your idea via - https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/circular-design/ideas/contribute

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