WFO featured in Recycling Resources

April 5, 2017

Fishing for litter: Waste Free Oceans has been researching the use of fishing boats to collect plastic litter in rivers, bays and oceans. For example, fishing boat owners are encouraged to trawl for litter as they move to and from fishing grounds. Boats can collect from two to eight metric tons on each run, and the plastics are then processed for use in various products, including backpacks and new bottles. 

 

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