Bluecycle: For the first time in Greece, a recycling center for marine plastic waste

This looks like an excellent way to recycle waste, when you look in detail at their website they are linked up with a company called ISea who appear to be or have collected waste from Kefalonia this year.
If anyone has further information we would be interested in your feedback so we can promote this further.
 
BlueCycle, the first comprehensive program for the recycling of marine plastic waste from fishing and shipping, is implemented by the Catherine Laskaridis Foundation.
 
BlueCycle is a Blue and Cyclical Economy program designed to harness plastics from fishing and shipping.
The aim is to create a high quality raw material suitable for reintegration into industry and to promote a holistic approach to tackling the problem of plastic waste ending in the
 
It is the first in Europe to focus on the recycling of plastic fishing and marine equipment.
 
Abandoned nets, “ghost nets”, ropes and wrecks are transformed into high quality raw material, ready for reintegration into the industry.
 
For the first time in Greece, a center for the processing and recycling of plastic equipment from fishing and shipping activities is being created. It is a model and modern space, fully equipped and devoted to recycling, creation and research.
 
The BlueCycle Lab will:
 
Processing of fishing and shipping activities through a certified procedure
Research on the viability of materials and on new uses
Design and development of products, services and / or artistic works
Quality control of the produced material (pellet, thread for three-dimensional printer).
The space will be open to researchers, designers, builders and artists to work and experiment with their process and ideas for reusing plastic.
 
BlueCycle is a Blue and Cyclical Economy program designed to harness plastics from fishing and shipping.
The aim is to create a high quality raw material suitable for reintegration into industry and to promote a holistic approach to dealing with the problem of plastic waste ending up at sea.
Our vision is to create a new “circle” for plastic goods used in fishing and shipping.
We rely on research, new technologies, innovation and creativity and we propose sustainable solutions to the problem of marine plastic waste.
We follow modern practices and operate with a view to protecting the marine environment.
We see possibilities beyond the material. 

bluecycle.com

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