• Circular Ocean Innovation Competition 2018

      The award winning transnational European Circular Ocean project has today launched a global “Innovation Competition”, designed to engage creative and tech
  • Course Materials for Sustainability Educators

    The team at the prestigious Volvo Ocean Race have launched free resource materials for educators seeking to inspire future generations to reduce their plastic footpr
  • FREE Business Advice

    Have you considered creating new products or business opportunities from fishing nets, ropes or components?   Join Circular Ocean partner Martin Charter, Profes
  • Circular Ocean Conference – Norway 2018

      The Circular Ocean team are pleased to announce their next public event will take place in Ålesund, Norway on April 18th & 19th 2018. The two day confere
  • A review of products created from fishing nets and ropes

    Fishing gear presents a growing waste management challenge and when managed poorly, contributes to the accumulation of detrimental waste plastics in our marine envir
  • Circular Ocean launches Eco-Innovation Guide

    Ocean waste is not a new problem. What is new is the awareness and willingness from people, politicians and companies to address the challenge and take action to sol
  • EU Announces First Plastics Strategy

    The first ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics announced yesterday, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy.   It will protect the environm
  • Circular Ocean #ChemHack

    The Circular Ocean #ChemHack Challenge took place as part of the 17th European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry (EMEC17) on 29th November 2016, organised by the En
  • Circular Ocean Launches SME Support

    Circular Ocean has announced free consultancy for start-ups and small/medium-sized companies (SMEs) to support the development of eco-innovative products, technologi
  • Circular Ocean Sets Sail with Volvo Ocean Race

    The Circular Ocean project has been invited to partake in the 2017/2018 Volvo Ocean Race, in the form of an exhibit signifying the prevalence of plastic pollution in
  • Fishing Nets, Oil Spills and Microplastics in Oulu

    Circular Ocean travelled north to the city of Oulu in Finland last week to join forces with fellow NPA project “APP4SEA”, hosting a joint event at the University
  • Port Related Feasibility Study Published

    Recent research completed by the Circular Ocean project partners in Greenland, Ireland, Norway and Scotland, has shown a fragmented picture of the issues surrounding
  • New Research highlights threat of marine plastics to seabirds

    New research released by Circular Ocean has highlighted the threat marine plastic pollution poses to seabirds in the northeastern Atlantic region. Researchers found
  • Pakman Awards Finalists!

    Circular Ocean has been announced as a finalist in Ireland’s Repak Recycling Pakman Awards 2017, as one of only three shortlisted for achievements in Environm
  • Successful Big Beach Clean!

    The European Circular Ocean project joined forces with Clean Coasts and Ballybunion Tidytowns this weekend as part of an international movement to combat marine po
  • #Net_Hack_Challenge_Iceland

    #Net_Hack Challenge_Iceland was organised by The Centre for Sustainable Design ® (CfSD) at Reykjavik School of Visual Arts on 18th July 2017, supported by Innova
  • The Ghost Gear Jumper

    Following the first #Net_Hack_Challenge event held at the University of the Creative Arts (UCA), UK in Autumn 2016, MA craft and design student Jennifer Jones has re
  • World Aquariums Against Marine Litter

    The European Commission is calling all aquariums to join a global awareness raising action about marine litter. Marine pollution is one of the key topics of the Our
  • Circular Thinking in Reykjavik

    The award winning transnational European Circular Ocean Project brought it’s unique eco-innovative thinking to Reykjavik, Iceland this month for a two day Innovati
  • Supporting the Recycling & Reuse of Fishing Gear by NTNU (Norway)

    Barrier Assessment – Mechanisms to support the recycling/reuse of fishing gear & the prevention of gear becoming lost/abandoned at sea Laura Brodbeck R
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