Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
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Effectiveness or Ecological Impact
The Manta has an objective of collecting 5,000 to 10,000 tons per year. The Manta can operate for up to 20 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can collect between 1 to 3 tons of waste per hour (The Manta: The Plastic Removal Factory Boat, n.d.).
The Manta: The plastic removal factory boat. (n.d.). The Sea Cleaners. Retrieved November 8, 2022, from https://www.theseacleaners.org/the-manta-innovation/
* Year designates the year invented; if the year invented was unavailable, the earliest year that an article about the technology was published was used.