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Boat Built from Recycled Plastic to Clear Waste from River Thames

August 31, 2018

One of only two boats in the world made from 99% plastic waste was launched from Richmond Bridge Boathouses in London yesterday by environmental charity Hubbub to raise awareness of the growing levels of plastic pollution in Britain’s waterways.

Named “PET project”, the boat was funded equally by the Starbucks 5p paper cup charge and Tideway, which is building the super sewer under London to help stop sewage and litter pollution in the River Thames.

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