Pioneer in plastic pickup: Group aims to bring unique beach cleaner to Big Island

Megan Lamson/Hawaii Wildlife Fund Plastic waste and microplastics accumulated on a Hawaiian beach. (Courtesy photo)
HoolaOne/Sherbrooke University The HoolaOne prototype at a Sherbrooke University warehouse in Dec. 2018. (Courtesy photo)

HILO — The Hawaii Wildlife Fund is seeking donations to transport a prototype machine to the Big Island that can sort microplastics from beach sand.