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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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Woodlike Ocean_web
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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Rode Poon HS5
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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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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Greece Areti Kominou (1)
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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