Varanasi, India needs help stopping waves of river plastic before it hits the ocean
of plastic enters the ocean each year
of ocean plastic is from rivers and coasts
animals killed by plastic every year
Integrated Impact Score
Plastic Fischer has created the first open-source river plastic TrashBoom proven to stop plastic before it hits the ocean!
TrashBooms are local, low-tech, and low-cost, ensuring every dollar removes as much plastic as possible.
United Nations SDG 14 Ambassador (Life Below Water)
Lead Research Director
Christopher Verlinden, Ph.D.
Coast Guard Commander
CTO Applied Ocean Sciences
aspiring ocean plastic
getting it's dreams crushed
Over 70 Tons
removed to date!
220,000 Lbs Goal
Let's raise $100,000 to remove 220,000 Lbs of plastic in Varanasi, India. That's the equivalent of 5 million plastic water bottles or 10 million plastic bags!
100% of donations go to operations for 1 year, covering 11 TrashBooms.
11 River TrashBooms
(Top 10 Most polluted rivers)
CleanHub's track and trace protocol transparently verifies the entire collection process!