Inspiring Communities to realise the hidden economic opportunities of discarded fishing nets and ropes in the Northern Periphery & Arctic region


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Challenges

Did you know? Annually, 12.7 million tons of plastic waste enters our oceans

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Opportunities

Could discarded fishing nets be your next business opportunity?

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LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

  • #Net_Hack_Challenge

    Successful Circular Ocean #Net_Hack_Challenge at Centre for Sustainable Design (CfSD)! Circular Ocean, a transnational European project which aims to help turn waste plastic from the sea into a useful resource, recently held an eco-innovation workshop involving waste fishing nets and ropes (FNRs) in Farnham, UK.  Circular Ocean, which is funded under the EU’s ERDF Interreg […]

    Date: 26th-27th October

    Location: UCA Farnham, UK

  • Circular Ocean Wins Prestigious EU Award

    Circular Ocean has been announced the winner of the inaugural Public Choice Award at the European Commission’s RegioStars 2016 Awards.  The awards ceremony took place on Tuesday 11th October, during the 2016 European Week of Regions and Cities, with the award presented to the Circular Ocean team by the European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Crețu. […]

  • Circular Ocean Conference – Norway 2016

    Circular Ocean Conference

    Ålesund 1st -2nd September 2016

    Developing a circular economy for fishing nets and ropes (FNRs) in the Northern Periphery and Arctic Region (NPA)

    Date: Ålesund 1st - 2nd September 2016 / NTNU in Ålesund

    Location: Scandic Hotel, Ålesund City Center