Plastic Collection and Removal

The clean-up of ocean-bound plastics is one of the most challenging pollution problems ever faced.

Pollution from plastics poses a threat to nature and society through its huge impact on marine life, fishery resources, the livelihood of coastal areas, basic nature values, tourism, and human health.

Pollution from plastics – A threat to nature and society

Since 2000, the plastics industry has produced as much plastic as all the preceding years combined.


The production of virgin plastic has increased 200-fold since 1950 and has grown at a rate of 4 % a year since 2003.


In 2016, the most recent year for which data is available, production reached 396 million metric tons. That is equivalent to 53 kilograms of plastic for each person on the planet.

Production of plastic in 2016 resulted in approximately 2 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, which accounts for almost 6 % of the year’s total global carbon dioxide emissions.


If all predicted plastic production capacity is constructed, current production could increase by 40 % by 2030.

Of all plastic ever produced is waste

Of Ocean plastic are estimated to come from Lan-Based Sources

Already became land or marine pollution and 104 Mill. will leak into nature by 2030

Business as usual. Increase in plastic Production by 2030

DESMI is capable of collecting all floating marine debris.

Plastic Pollution - Marine Debris Challenges

DESMI can help you meet the need to curb the challenge of cleaning up the Ocean-bound plastic


Boom and Barrier Options

Waste Processing Technology



For years, DESMI has been committed to sustainable growth and as a natural step now also to the UN sustainable development goals set up by UN, and we stand together with local authorities and other manufacturers to try to make a difference.

The Hyderabad Project

The project in Hyderabad is to express the willingness of all parties DESMI – WRI India – HMDA, Govt. of India, to engage in conducting a clean-up project upstream to the Hussain Sagar lake (the World’s largest heart shaped lake) in Hyderabad, India.

Global Contacts

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