May 16th, 2013
11:21 PM ET

Entrepreneur finds cash in ocean trash by turning marine debris into soap bottles

Did you know that America's number one export is garbage? And the U.S. is a world leader in producing garbage, beating out China, Brazil and India.

Fortunately, America is also a nation of entrepreneurs. One company is taking the trash that has been spilling into our oceans and turning it into cold hard cash, and as you'll see, there's a very specific method to its madness.

Kyung Lah has the story.

Filed under: Energy • Environment • I.D.E.A.
soundoff (No Responses)

Post a comment


CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.