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Microfibers Interceptor / Microplastics Interceptor

Microfibers Interceptor
Microfibers Interceptor

According to the IUCN 2017 report, every laundry cycle releases microplastic fibers into the ocean, equivalent to 54 plastic bags per person each week. This has a great impact on the environment and human health.
The Microplastics Interceptor can be installed on the washing machine's drain line to trap the microfibers and particles left in the water after every wash cycle. This will reduce the plastic fibers released to the oceans that affect marine life. The device synchronizes with the APP to visualize usage data to raise awareness of environmental protection.

University

Asia University

Asia University
Taichung , Taiwan

Tzu-Tung Yeh,
Asia University

Chen-Kai Chiu,
Asia University