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Published on Monday, 25 January 2016

Fabric line planned from deep sea plastic waste

Written by John Mowbray

Image: Ecoalf

MADRID – A Spanish sustainable apparel business is set to begin spinning yarn from polymers derived from plastic bottles which have been collected alongside the catch of almost 200 Spanish fishing boats in the Mediterranean Sea. The Up-cycling the Oceans initiative of Madrid-based Ecoalf plans to launch three fabrics from the collected sea waste in early summer.