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    Closing the loop – An EU action plan for the Circular Economy

    Published: Wednesday, September 7, 2016

    The European Commission recently adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Package, which includes revised legislative proposals on waste to stimulate Europe’s transition towards a circular econom...[]

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    ONE WAY TO A CLEANER OCEAN? PLASTICS!

    Published: Monday, September 5, 2016

    The ocean is full of plastic, which we know as an intractable problem. Meanwhile, sand used for making concrete is running low. But there might be a way to solve both problems at once. A company call...[]

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    Could a ‘100% recyclable’ polymer drive the new plastics economy?

    Published: Monday, September 5, 2016

    A new packaging polymer is the subject of an article on the website www.edie.net. This new packaging polymer is both 100% recyclable and 100% biodegradable. The developers of a packaging polymer that ...[]

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    Ocean plastic count in the trillions

    Published: Thursday, September 1, 2016

    The first estimate of plastic afloat on the global oceans is a “highly conservative” 5.25 trillion pieces.  This is according to an article on the website www.stuff.co.nz. The article goe...[]

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    Circular Ocean shortlisted for RegioStar Awards 2016!

    Published: Monday, July 11, 2016

    Great news! We’ve been selected as finalists of the ‪#‎RegioStars‬ Awards in the “Sustainable Growth” category by Europe in my region! The RegioStars Awards is an annual compet...[]

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    Circular Ocean Conference – Norway 2016

    Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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

    Location:   Scandic Hotel, Ålesund City Center

    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)

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  • Press Releases

    Arctic Launch for Marine Plastic Project

    Published: Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Circular Ocean – A new project to help enterprises gain money from old rope. A transnational European project which aims to help turn waste plastic from the sea into a useful resource was recent...[]

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    Nor-fishing Conference

    Published: Friday, April 8, 2016

    Date:   16th-19th August 2016

    Location:   Trondheim, Norway

    Summary: Nor Fishing is a prestigious event dedicated to fisheries industry in Norway. This biennial event boasts of a history of 51 years, hosting ...[]

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    Turning the Tide on Marine Litter

    Published: Friday, April 8, 2016

    A transnational European project which aims to help turn waste plastic from the sea into a useful resource was recently launched in Sisimiut, Greenland. Circular Ocean, which is funded under the EU...[]

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