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27 Apr 2018 Blog, News

What happened with the 375 tons of fishing nets Healthy Seas recovered from the seas and oceans in the last 5 years? You might be wearing them! No longer harming marine life, the nets are regenerated into ECONYL® yarn, out of which sustainable fashion products are created. Find out more in the latest Medium article […]

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12 Apr 2018 Blog, News, Video

We are happy to welcome on board our new partner Shapes in the Sand  from Australia, an eco-conscious brand committed to helping the environment and using the regenerated ECONYL® yarn. The fishnets collected by Healthy Seas are brought into the ECONYL® regeneration system, in which they are transformed into new, high-quality nylon yarn. Shapes in the […]

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11 Apr 2018 Blog, News, Video

Our partners, the Ghost Fishing diving team in the Netherlands kicked off their North Sea season with a spectacular dive on a submarine wreck on March 31. The team headed out to the North Sea with a new diving charter “Araid Wreckdiving” from Ijmuiden harbor for a regular dive on the HMS E36, a WWI […]

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04 Apr 2018 Blog, News, Press

A warm welcome to our new partner MoralMove, which builds brands that aim to engage and raise awareness about the threats to our environment. “Today, everybody uses plastic. Tomorrow, we want everybody to use it responsibly. The Healthy Seas initiative is very much a part of this tomorrow. MoralMove was created to run business in […]

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14 Mar 2018 Blog, News

‘Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear’ initiativewas established with the aim to remove waste, in particular fishing nets, from the seas for the purpose of creating healthier seas and recycling marine litter into textile products. The recovered fishing nets are transformed and regenerated together with other Nylon waste by Aquafil into ECONYL® yarn, […]

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21 Feb 2018 Blog, News, Press

MAARÏ has been created by two friends as the perfect fusion between Luxury & Sustainability. Maria and Federica were raised on the stunning shores of Costa Smeralda and after a life spent on the waves, they grew tired of compromising on product quality and values when looking for swimwear. This is how they decided to […]

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19 Feb 2018 Blog, Events, News

We are proud to present our results of the last five years! To date Healthy Seas collected 375 tons, that’s 826.000 pounds of nets and lost fishing gear with the help of divers and fishermen. Many marine animals have been rescued and many cases of trapped animals we have prevented. This amount of nets equals […]

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10 Feb 2018 Blog, Events, News

Yesterday about 12 tons of waste fishing nets were transported to recycling from the Netherlands, thanks to the fishermen in Den Oever. Healthy Seas is collecting waste fishing nets from Den Oever since the start of our initiative in 2013. Until today about 74 tons of old fishing nets have been collected by these fishermen […]

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05 Feb 2018 Blog, News, Press

A warm welcome to our new partner Selvaggi Swimwear from Mexico, an eco-conscious brand committed to helping the environment and using the regenerated ECONYL® yarn. The fishnets collected by Healthy Seas are brought into the ECONYL® regeneration system, in which they are transformed into new, high-quality nylon yarn. “There is something very satisfying about taking marine litter […]

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31 Jan 2018 Blog, Events, News

Our Ghost Fishing Greece divers kicked off the year with a successful diving trip on 27-28 January. Everything went perfect and the team managed to remove a big piece of ghost net from the shipwreck “Stymfalia” in the Gulf of Corinth in Greece. The net was dangerous for marine life. Millions of animals, including sharks, […]

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29 Jan 2018 Blog, Events, News

This year the world’s greatest boat & water sports show took place between 20-28 January. Boot Düsseldorf set records this year: 1,923 exhibitors from 68 different countries presented yachts, boats and accessories for all water sports activities on 220,000 square metres of stand space. Messe Düsseldorf CEO Werner M. Dornscheidt: “These figures are unique in […]

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