This is a drain sock. It’s a simple pollution solution taking the world by storm. ♻️⠀
The City of Kwinana, south of Perth, has generated international interest for its drain socks. In March 2018, nets were fitted to the mouths of two local stormwater drains to trap litter and debris that washed into the system after a rain storm.⠀
"Last winter, the maintenance crew took away 370 kilograms of debris and rubbish that would have gone into bushland reserves,” Kwinana Mayor Carol Adams said.⠀
"I think some of the best ideas come from just the easiest and most simple concepts.”⠀
"Here we are, a city of 42,000 residents who had this really great idea that wasn't very costly, and we've had this amazing response to it."⠀
They’re now fielding enquiries from around the world, including requests from people in the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Chile and may European countries.⠀
📷 Supplied: City of Kwinana @abcnews_au ⠀
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