Developing a circular economy from fishing nets and ropes (FNRs) in the Northern Periphery and Arctic Region (NPA)

By Editor on 13th July 2016
Date and Time: 
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 11:00 to Friday, September 2, 2016 - 13:15

Ålesund, Norway

Circular Ocean’s first conference aims to bring together key stakeholders who are involved in striving towards a more circular economy in relation to fishing nets and ropes particularly. 

The theme of Day 1, Status and opportunities to facilitate circular economy of FNRs in Norway, will include sessions on the Introduction to Circular Ocean; Measures to mitigate marine plastic waste; and, Bringing value to marine waste – experiences from fishnet recycling in Norway.  On Day 2 – Innovation and implementation of FNR recycling and use – delegates will receive presentations on sessions including: Tools for keeping the Norwegian coastline and waters clean; Product opportunities of recycled plastic waste; and, Circular economy business opportunities. 

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This is an external event advertised through SDRN