Jobs In Myanmar
Load...

Solar PoweredWater Wheel Could Clean Ocean Plastic


Tags: ocean job solar panel



Consequently, there are about one billion tons of plastic in the ocean, concentrating in 5 rotating currents called gyres. This plastic is a big problem to both the environment and our economy, spurring scientists into looking at ways to tackle the issue.

Recently, we heard of The Ocean Cleanup which designed floating barriers to catch and concentrate the debris. Unfortunately, it will be some years before large-scale pilot tests can be initiated. But there may be another viable solution: the Water Wheel.  

The machine was installed at the mouth of a major river that flows into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor back in May. The wheel pulls floating garbage out of the river onto a conveyor belt where it is then deposited into a dumpster barge. If placed correctly, the wheel is capable of capturing trash from an entire watershed, preventing it from ending up in the ocean. What’s more, it’s powered by both current and solar panels, making it an environmentally friendly solution.

The operating capacity of the wheel is 25 tons (23 tonnes) per day; however, it hasn’t been collecting quite that much. Between May 16 and June 16 it collected around 50 tons of garbage from the harbor, ranging from cigarette butts to tires, which would have ultimately ended up in the Atlantic Ocean. Catching plastic at the source, rather than when it has already reached the ocean like other clean-up projects, is also advantageous, especially since we can’t account for 99% of the plastic in the world’s oceans.


Read more at http://www.iflscience.com/environment/solar-poweredwater-wheel-could-clean-ocean-plastic#uu2eo7aMmq50bpSf.99


Still looking for your Dream job?

View all of our current vacancies NOW

TOP EMPLOYERS


Yunkey Information Technology Co.,Ltd

Yunkey Information Technology Co.,Ltd

Become top No.1 E-Commerence Company in Myanmar.Looking for talent employeesYunkey Technology Introduction 1. Basic summary:     Formerly known as EL watch world, Yunkey Technology has been ...
Show the postings (30)
Phee Group

Phee Group

MISSION: To provide all our customers an integrated one-stop platform to simplify their logistics management and carter to their total cargo and lifestyle logistics needs. VISION: To be the P...
Show the postings (27)
Amazing One Trading Co., Ltd.

Amazing One Trading Co., Ltd.

.Elegant in style. Unique in designs. Serviced by professionals. Your most satisfying experience to decorate your home. All at Amazing One....
Show the postings (2)
National Energy Group of Companies

National Energy Group of Companies

..In order to fulfill the demand of steadily growing Myanmar energy market, National Energy Group Company (NEGC) was formed to supply products and provide services to the governmental, multinational...
Show the postings (6)
Eternal Co,ltd

Eternal Co,ltd

.Eternal Co., ltd is the business of importing and distribution of oil and lubricant products, Battery, Chemicals, Spare Parts and K2 car care products for automotive sector. Eternal has 5 Offices ...
Show the postings (40)


Spa

Category

Recruitment Advice
Career Advice
JobsInYangon Tips

The newest articles

Most popular articles



JobsInYangon.com MEDIA PARTNERS - Your job offers will appear on their web sites

SWeSone IrraWaddy Business Today Irrawaddy Burmese Partner PopularNews MRTV-4 PopularNews MCN Messenger ELEVEN

WHO WE ARE

Jobsinyangon.com is a leading Career and Job site in Myanmar. Jobsinyangon presents the largest porfolio of jobs on Myanmar market, thus helping recruiters to source top talents and job seekers available in Myanmar. Jobsinyangon.com job board helps hiring managers and recruiters from all companies in Myanmar to post jobs, manage applicants and make the right hiring decision. Any jobseeker in Myanmar can find Jobs in Yangon and other cities of all categories of jobs. Online job opportunities can be searched or arranged by our Executive search branch Roger Quest International.

GET IN TOUCH

09421588394, 09421588435
info@jobsinyangon.com

Office

Roger Quest International Co., Ltd
No.806, 8th floor, SOHO Bo Myat Htun Tower (street), between Mahabandoola Rd.& Merchant Rd.
Botahtaung Township
Yangon
Find us on Facebook Find us on LinkedIn Get ads from RSS