Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
Plastics Technology

Plastic Fischer Trash Boom

Remediation Strategy
Plastic Type
Invention Category
Included in analysis?
Location Invented

Effectiveness or Ecological Impact

Non-peer-reviewed Effectiveness

To date: 502,147 kg of river plastic has been collected, processed, and third party verified (Plastic Fischer, n.d.).


The 3L Initiative. (n.d.). Plastic Fischer. Retrieved September 11, 2023, from
Non-peer-reviewed Effectiveness

Plastic Fischer. (n.d.). Plastic Fischer. Retrieved November 8, 2022, from


* Year designates the year invented; if the year invented was unavailable, the earliest year that an article about the technology was published was used.