Circular Ocean - Inspiring Communities to realise the hidden economic opportunities of discarded fishing nets and ropes in the Northern Periphery & Arctic region  Latest News
  • Circular Ocean Chem-Hack Challenge 2016

    Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of fishing nets and ropes (FNRs) are deposited into the seas worldwide each year, including a wide range of types of FNRs produced from a variety of polymers. Fishing farming uses FNRs produced from nylon and nylon 6 that are treated with anti-fouling chemical compounds or additives which are impregnated […]

    Date: November 29th 2016

    Location: Inverness, Scotland

  • #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. […]