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Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Textile project upcycles discarded fishing nets

Written by John Mowbray

Fishing netsTILBURG – Discarded fishing nets will be up-cycled into a nylon yarn for socks, underwear, textiles and carpets under an EU ‘Healthy Seas’ initiative, involving conservation organisations and textile developers, which aims to remove marine litter to create healthier oceans. Reports Stacey Dove.


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