On the 24th of September, these nets are going to be transported to Slovenia, where they will be regenerated into ECONYL yarn. With these events, the initiative takes the next step forward to more pilot programs in the Adriatic Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.
The initial phase of the Healthy Seas initiative focused on activities mainly in the North Sea pilot region (Netherlands and Belgium). Divers’ groups have been active this summer, regularly bringing their recovered waste fishing nets to the Healthy Seas reception and collection facility in Scheveningen.
Last weekend, the final mission of the season took place in Dutch waters, executed by the Dutch salvage company PAN Salvage, four divers, photographers and an archaeologist.
The more than 20 tons of waste fishing nets will be transported to Slovenia on 24 September. This is being arranged by Nofir, Healthy Seas’ new Associate Partner.
Fashion | On 25th Apr 2017
LVMH and Christian Dior, which holds directly and indirectly 41 per...
Information Technology | On 25th Apr 2017
It is the era of smart. Intelligent materials like self-repairing...
Sedo Treepoint GmbH
We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...
Moving towards sustainability is also a social change
Shingora Textiles Ltd
‘In terms of fabric, the fastest growing category for us is a blend of...
Larry L Kinn
Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...
Schlegel und Partner
Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...
Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.
Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...
Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...
Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...
Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...