Elsa Wenzel of GreenBiz reports on plastic-collecting robots.
- Meijer supermarkets is investing $1 million into plastic collecting robots on the beaches of the Great Lakes.
- One of these robots, called the BeBot, is solar powered and sifts through sand to collect up to 25 pounds of debris.
- The PixieDrone navigates the water and uses Light Detection and Ranging to filter more than 40 gallons worth of plastic pollution.
- Private sector investments are making environmental progress.
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