Applying information, knowledge and ideas gathered from across the region and beyond, The Circular Ocean Project will act as a catalyst to motivate and empower remote and rural communities to develop novel and robust business opportunities that are environmentally sustainable and enhance income generation and retention in these regions.
Circular Ocean will guide communities on how best to harness the hidden opportunities of discarded fishing nets through each of the stages in the recovery, recycling and reuse process:
The project will provide resources outlining the areas of opportunity available to local communities in the NPA region, including:
Interested in transforming marine waste into a viable business opportunity?
Take a look below at examples of companies who have developed green, sustainable and profitable enterprises from discarded fishing nets and ropes.