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PLASTIC COLLECTION
BY NOFIR

 

Nofir, based in Norway, specializes in collecting and recycling discarded fishing nets and marine waste. Since 2008, they have recovered over 48,000 tons of nets from 20 countries. In 2023 alone, Nofir processed 8,212 tons of equipment (FiskerForum)​​ (Aquafil)​.

The recycling process includes collecting, dismantling, sorting, cleaning, and transporting the nets to facilities like Aquafil's in Slovenia, where they are turned into ECONYL® yarn for products such as clothing and carpets (Business Norway)​​ (Recycling Today)​. Nofir's efforts significantly reduce marine waste's environmental impact, promoting sustainability and a circular economy​ (Aquafil)​.