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04 Oct 2016 News

Leading designer and manufacturer of floor coverings, Milliken, has joined Healthy Seas. Milliken uses our ECONYL® yarn which is made with recycled fishnets, for their carpets. Alison Kitchingman, Director of Marketing and Design at Milliken said: “In line with our commitment to making a positive impact on workplace health, wellbeing and the environment we are delighted […]

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03 Oct 2016 Blog, Events, News

Healthy Seas presented its journey from waste to wear at the Green Bubbles Open Workshop in Portofino (26-27 September) while raising awareness about marine litter and showing that in circular economy waste is a resource. The workshop hosted 50+ participants from academia, diving industry, authorities, press and NGOs. The event offered a great opportunity to […]

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29 Sep 2016 Blog, News

Last Saturday, 24 September, the Healthy Seas divers in cooperation with AquaTec Diver Training and MEDASSET-Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles performed another successful ghost net clean-up mission as part of the Healthy Seas initiative in Greece. The team’s mission was to remove lost fishing gear from the wreck of the “Kira Leni”, which […]

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22 Sep 2016 Blog, News

Carla Dik-Faber, member of the Dutch Parliament, appeared in a dress made of ECONYL® at Little Prince’s Day in The Netherlands. Tuesday 20 September. This is the day when the King of the Netherlands addresses a joint session of the Dutch Senate and House of Representatives in the Hall of Knights, and the opening of […]

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19 Sep 2016 Blog, News

In the weekend of September 10 and 11 two Healthy Seas diving partners set sail to the North Sea from two different countries. With 22 divers in total they removed hundreds of kilos lost fishing gear from several shipwrecks in The Netherlands and Belgium. September 10, the Ghost Fishing diving team headed to the “Rode […]

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12 Sep 2016 Blog, News

… sometimes they rise from the ocean. In pursuit of innovative and sustainable solutions for marine plastic waste, the Circular Ocean project seeks to inspire enterprises and entreprenuers to realise the hidden opportunities of discarded fishing nets and ropes in the Northern Periphery & Arctic (NPA) region. Circular Ocean runs for three years (2015-2018). Healthy […]

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06 Jul 2016 News

A very big welcome to our new partner Woodlike Ocean, a sustainable swimwear label that stands for positive change and for gorgeous swimwear made with the regenerated Econyl® yarn. The fishnets collected by Healthy Seas are brought into the Econyl® regeneration process, in which they are recycled into new, high-quality Econyl® yarn. Woodlike Ocean is a […]

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08 Aug 2016 News

What a perfect day at and in the North Sea we had on 24 July 2016! The calm sea and a sight underwater of around 20 meters made the trip exceptional and the job a lot easier than usual. Our Ghost Fishing diving team made two dives of 30 meters depth at the Rode Poon, […]

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05 Aug 2016 News

The Healthy Seas fashion exhibition, created by our partner Medasset, of clothing made with yarn reclaimed from the sea has reached the second stage of its journey, after a month’s stay at Golden Hall shopping centre in Marousi. CRETAquarium, one of Europe’s largest and most contemporary aquaria, near Heraklion, Crete, has opened its doors to […]

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28 Jun 2016 News

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 News, Press

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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