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Marine Protection

Action against waste fishing nets

Our non-profit activities include the recovery of fishing nets by volunteer divers and their storage in special facilities, in addition to educational and prevention programs.

Regeneration

Regeneration

From fishing nets to yarn

The recovered nets enter the ECONYL® regeneration process by Aquafil and, together with other nylon waste, are transformed into new brand ECONYL® yarn.

Products

Products

New sustainable textiles

In the final step beautiful and sustainable textile products are created by our partners. They continue to tell the powerful story of the journey from waste to wear.

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15 Oct 2019

2019 Diving Season in the North Sea Wraps Up

Dutch volunteers in the North Sea have been diving at shipwrecks recovering ghost gear for many years. In 2013, Ghost Fishing joined forces with Healthy Seas when we offered to take the fishing nets from the divers and turn them into something useful. This collaboration became a best practice example for circular economy, inspiring other marine […]

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Healthy Seas: a Journey from Waste to Wear
True beauty is never shallow. It has depths like the ocean.
Recap Video Aeolian Islands World Oceans Day Mission (June 3-8, 2019)
6-day mission which resulted in cleaning up 5 tons of ghost nets from the sea surrounding the Aeolian Islands
Healthy Seas x ENALEIA: Prevention
We have joined forces with ENALEIA to prevent fishing nets from ending up in the sea.