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05 May 2016 Blog, News, Press

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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26 Apr 2016 News

Between 11 and 16 April the Healthy Seas diving team of six divers formed by Greek and Dutch volunteers executed several successful clean-up missions in Greece. This first Healthy Seas diving action of the year ended with huge results! The team made six dives in total at the M/V Portugal shipwreck (Makronisos, Greece) at the depth […]

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24 Mar 2016 News

Together with partner Herpetofauna, Healthy Seas has set up an awareness and fundraising programme about turtles and the threats they face – mainly focusing on ‪‎ghostgear‬ – for primary schools. Herpetofauna is a Dutch foundation with the main objective to protect reptiles and amphibians and their immediate environment. Last Tuesday 22 March was the final […]

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16 Feb 2016 News

Last year’s results are published and they look very encouraging! We created many new and valuable partnerships, which helped us collecting much higher numbers of nets, raising more awareness and bringing a larger range of recycled products to the market. A huge thank you to all of our partners and supporters who made this possible! […]

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CarvicoJL
09 Feb 2016 News, Press

Carvico and Jersey Lomellina today announced their participation in ‘Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear’. Both Italian companies produce high-tech knitted fabrics for swimwear, sportswear, underwear and outerwear. Having always focused on preserving the environment, Carvico and Jersey Lomellina are aware of the fact that implementing a sustainable production policy is no longer […]

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FishermenatCorfu
22 Jan 2016 News

To prevent that used fishnets end up in landfill or incineration, we partner up with more and more fishermen’s communities. They are key players in collecting fishnets for regeneration. This week, another 10 tons of used fishnets collected by Greek fishermen were put on transport to the Nofir plant, where they will be prepared for […]

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Egersund_Net
21 Dec 2015 News, Press

The worldwide supplier of products to the aquaculture, fishing and offshore industry, Egersund Group, today announced its participation in Healthy Seas. This is a milestone in the history of our initiative! Egersund Group believes that innovation, circular economy and corporate responsibility deliver success in terms of commercial profitability and at the same time can have […]

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11 Dec 2015 News

Healthy Seas welcomed a new partner: BIDE. BIDE stands for Buck Institute for Divers Education and is based in Greece. BIDE provides diver training and education and since 2006, has taught divers how to protect themselves and the underwater realm as well as how to properly and efficiently serve the diving community as diving professionals. […]

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14 Dec 2015 News

Last week the first truck of Healthy Seas partner Nofir, stuffed with old fishnets, left Greece and headed to Slovenia. The more than 10 tons of nets were donated by the Greek fish farm Nireus Aquaculture S.A., also part of the Healthy Seas initiative. By bringing their waste nets into the Healthy Seas regeneration process which turns […]

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03 Dec 2015 News

We are proud and happy to announce another great new partnership with the clothing company World Awear! World Awear was founded to bring awareness to important causes while acting as a platform for people to discover unique brands. For every item purchased, customers choose a charity they would like to support. World Awear then gives 10% of […]

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