• A JOURNEY FROM WASTE TO WEAR

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  • FASHION WITH AN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIENCE

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  • FIRST 2016 CLEAN-UP MISSION IN GREECE ACCOMPLISHED

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  • SCHOOL CHILDREN FUNDRAISE FOR HEALTHY SEAS

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NGO

Marine Protection

Action against waste fishing nets

Our non-profit activities include the recovery of fishing nets by volunteer divers and their storage in special facilities, in addition to educational and prevention programs.

Regeneration

Regeneration

From fishing nets to yarn

This part of Healthy Seas involves the transformation of fishing nets and other waste into regenerated ECONYL® nylon yarn.

Products

Products

New sustainable textiles

In the final step beautiful and sustainable textile products are created. They continue to tell the powerful story of the journey from waste to wear.

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28 Jun 2016

Healthy Seas full steam ahead!

Last year we collected over 70.000 kilograms of waste fishing nets in the North Sea region with the help of divers, a salvage company and fishermen. This year’s diving season started recently, and already we had very succesfull diving actions. Last weekend no less than two clean-up missions took place parallel at the Dutch North […]

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09 Jun 2016

Healthy Seas exhibition: fashion with an environmental conscience

To celebrate their successful first year of coordinating Healthy Seas in Greece, MEDASSET, with the support of the Representation of the EC in Greece, is holding the fashion exhibition “Healthy Seas: A Journey from Waste to Wear” at Golden Hall shopping center in Greece. This most exclusive shopping centre in the city of Athens is […]

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05 May 2016

When environmental awareness meets fashion, creativity explodes!

To celebrate the ongoing success of Healthy Seas and the first anniversary of its successful coordination in Greece, our partner MEDASSET set up a fashion design competition, challenging students and recent graduates of the AKTO college of art and design in Athens to create clothing using fabric made with our ECONYL® yarn. A special event […]

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Watch how we stem the tide

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Healthy Seas 2016 clean-up mission in Evia, Greece
Earthrise - Fish Net Fashion
An episode of Earthrise/AlJazeera
Fishing net recovery 2015
Healthy Seas - results 2015