Lets get chomping on Ocean Trash
In the Atlantic and the Pacific there are massive areas many miles across of floating debris. No one want's to start dealing with it.
How about converting some ships NOW to take in and process debris.
The hardest part will be the cooperation of the different entities that will be needed.
What do we already know about whats out there and useful technologies.
How to sort? What ways would best preserve sea life.?
What processing would be best after sorting, for the major types of debris?
Try several and check - recheck for toxicity.
Groups of ships could come from different countries and work together.
Countries that fish, and big polluters ought to help.
What's already being done?