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Protecting Northern Michigan's ​Water Resources

Watershed Council Collaboration to Bring Robot, to Collect Litter From Beaches and Lakes This Summer

This summer and fall, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council will collaborate with Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup (GLPC), through the generous funding and support from North American energy company TC Energy and Midwest retailer Meijer, to deploy two innovative robot litter collection devices across Northern Michigan. The BeBot and PixieDrone will be strategically used at multiple sites, marking a significant step in tackling the plastic pollution crisis affecting the Great Lakes region. Our Chief Policy and Government Affairs Director, Jennifer McKay, comments on plastic contamination of our beaches and waters and the plan to mitigate the plastic accumulation.

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