| trash talkin’ on tuesday – woodlike ocean | You Wouldn’t Believe How Many Tons of Fishing Gear Are Left in Our Oceans Every Year, But Woodlike Ocean is Here to Help

I may or may not have mentioned that there’s a little problem in our oceans called ghost nets before (hint: I absolutely did mention it). But for those of you who don’t know, according to World Animal Protection International, an estimated 640,000 metric tons of fishing gear — including nets, lines and traps — are […]

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| trash talkin’ on Tuesday – bureo | One Company Turning Discarded Fishing Nets Into New Skateboards

According to a 2014 report from World Animal Protection International, an estimated 640,000 metric tons of fishing gear are left in our oceans every year. This makes discarded fishing nets approximately 10% of the plastic pollution in our oceans. And if the contribution to our plastic pollution problem weren’t concerning enough, these nets, called ghost […]

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