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Oclean / Ocean Cleaner


Oclean is a offshore litter cleaner to help collect ocean pollution pertinent to plastic and floating types of wastes. It is designed by using modern technology with solar and ocean wave power to facilitate collecting plastic garbage and manage the amount of waste effectively.
Oclean can be divided into the upper and lower hemispheres. The upper mainly collects the waste floating on the ocean, the lower collects small waste submerged under the sea. Three arm structures are design to gather the waste around Oclean. The plastic waste can be washed into Oclean by the ocean waves. The one-way entrance can prevent waste from outflow.



Taipei, Taiwan

Jie-Chun Chen,
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Li-Chin Ho,
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Lee-En Kao,
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology