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19 Dec 2016 Blog, News

Menswear luxury brand Brioni joined the Healthy Seas Initiative, and is providing support through the sale of sustainable notebooks in selected Brioni stores worldwide. The notebook covers are made of unused fabrics from the production of Brioni’s exclusive garments. The notebooks also contain a bookmark explaining the mission of the Healthy Seas Initiative, as well […]

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07 Dec 2016 Blog, News

Exciting news! The Healthy Seas Fashion Exhibition arrived to Deltapark Neeltje Jans in the Netherlands and will be open to the public on 26 December. So far, the exhibition has been seen by over 400,000 visitors in Greece. Join our journey from waste to wear, learn more about the problem of ghost nets, recycling, circular […]

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09 Dec 2016 Blog, News

Last weekend our Greek divers did it again! On 3 December they returned to Patroklos island and after a successful clean-up action, with the help of a crane they managed to collect over two tons of abandoned nets from an old fishing farm. Since this was the last diving trip of 2016, on behalf of […]

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02 Dec 2016 Blog, News, Video

Our volunteer divers in Greece are at full speed. After a successful clean-up action at a shipwreck near Patroklos island last month, now they returned to recover ghost nets which were left there by an old fish farm. The diving team managed to collect over 1,5 tons of abandoned nets during two dives. They were […]

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01 Dec 2016 Blog, News

Thanks to the efforts of our partner MEDASSET-Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles in Greece, we are happy to announce a new partnership with Andromeda Group, a leading aquaculture company in the Mediterranean! Last week, 25 tonnes of old fishing nets were collected from the Andromeda Group’s installation at Vonitsa, Greece and shipped by […]

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06 Oct 2016 Blog, News

BRACENET – SAVE THE SEAS. WEAR A NET. The pollution of the oceans has reached shocking proportions but still this problem is not getting appropriate coverage in the media. Bracenet has set itself the task of drawing attention to a serious problem which is affecting our seas and oceans: the so-called ghost nets. The discarded, […]

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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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