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Healthy Seas 'fish net' socks available in Kaufland stores



ECNC Land & Sea Group, Aquafil and Star Sock


The European retailer Kaufland will be the first partner…


Added by Wijnja on June 18, 2014 at 9:09 — No Comments

15,000 kilograms of discarded fishing nets stored for re-use


On behalf of the ECNC Group, Aquafil and Star Sock

The Netherlands – The Healthy Seas initiative’s call for used and discarded fishing nets has brought in 15 tons of nets this summer. The salvaged nets are being stored in the first Healthy Seas depot in Scheveningen harbour, the Netherlands, and will be offered for recycling at the end of the salvage season.

In March this year, the Healthy Seas partners…


Added by Wijnja on July 31, 2013 at 12:40 — No Comments

NGOs and businesses launched the initiative 'Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear' which will turn recovered fishing nets into socks

Aquafil (, the ECNC Group ( and Star Sock ( have together established the ‘Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear’ initiative.

The main objective of this Healthy Seas initiative is to remove waste, in particular fishing nets and other marine litter from the seas and oceans for the purpose of…


Added by Wijnja on March 18, 2013 at 12:36 — No Comments

Make Biodiversity Your Business – meet the European Biodiversity Standard

Based on its wide experience and expertise regarding business and biodiversity issues, ECNC has now launched the European Biodiversity Standard (EBS), an independent tool for companies to assess, upgrade and profile their biodiversity performance.

Biodiversity and ecosystem services are vital elements for a growing number of companies. Worldwide and in Europe, the integration of biodiversity considerations in business operations is receiving more and more attention, as shown by the…


Added by Wijnja on July 22, 2011 at 10:13 — No Comments

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