Updated Mar 20, 2018

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A social, environmental and commercial solution that reduces marine plastic and replenishes the ocean.


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Stage 3: Proof of Concept

Focus Areas:

Waste Management and Economic Empowerment

Waste Management and Economic EmpowermentSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Indonesia and Philippines

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Countries Implemented In

Innovation Description

Net-Works empowers people in coastal communities to collect and sell discarded nylon fishing nets: which are sold and recycled into yarn to make carpet tile.Net-Works has set up a number of local ??community banks?? that provide access to finance in a way that is convenient and local. The banks are run by members of the surrounding community and also coordinate the collection and sale of the nets.The Net-Works system helps to create income opportunities that actively support the restoration and sustainable use of coastal environments.


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