Design & DIY

These two friends made a boat made from 50,000 plastic bottles

Did you know that our oceans are covered with vast floating garbage islands the size of Florida? These massive chunks of garbage are apparently made up of 90% plastic, which is unfortunate, because plastic takes a long time to go anywhere.

To draw attention to this problem, Jan Kara and Jakub Bures decided to build a boat out of discarded water bottles and sail for 530 miles. Here’s some highlights of their odd adventure.