Prevention is indeed a necessary part of the entire solution; it is one of many options, but it is a much more complex issue, which likely requires a mix legislative change, infrastructure change and advancements in materials science. All efforts to prevent and remove plastic from our waterways are necessary, but, as a technology foundation, we have decided to focus on what we know best: technology. Furthermore, we believe this is the path that could yield the fastest results, which is key considering the urgency of the problem.