• A JOURNEY FROM WASTE TO WEAR

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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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24 Jul 2015

modulyss® joins Healthy Seas

Carpet manufacturer modulyss® has joined Healthy Seas as an associate partner member. modulyss® designs and manufacturers carpet tiles for the international contract market from its dedicated facility in Belgium. Their ingenious production process enables them to deliver carpet tiles that stretch the boundaries of performance and design to deliver excellent products. Pairing ECONYL® 100% regenerated […]

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Ghostfishing
06 Jul 2015

Belgium and Dutch divers take a succesful first plunge

The diving season started already a month ago but unfortunately the weather didn’t allow us to sail out much. Our Belgium diving team ‘Ecoduikers’ started a couple of weeks ago, filling 9 postbags with approximately 150 kilograms of lost fishing nets from the shipwrecks S.S. Laura and MHS Achilles. Yesterday, Sunday 4 July, the first clean-up […]

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31 May 2015

Making a market for marine litter a European opportunity for blue growth

The ECNC Group and the Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE) together with MEDASSET (Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles), Aquafil and Nofir held a workshop at the European Maritime Day 2015 entitled “Innovative business models for marine litter in Europe”. The growing threat of marine litter and derelict fishing gear […]

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Watch how we stem the tide

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Earthrise - Fish Net Fashion
An episode of Earthrise/AlJazeera
Healthy Seas - Fishing net recovery 2014
About our recovery of nets in 2014
Healthy Seas
A journey from waste to wear