Fish Net Recycling in Alaska Tops 1 Million Pounds
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch.
Over one million pounds of old fishing nets and lines from Alaska have made it to recycling markets so far where they are remade into plastic pellets and fibers.
The milestone was reached with a recent haul of nets from Dutch Harbor and more are already adding to the total. Shipping vans filled with old gear collected at Haines were offloaded in Seattle last week and another container from Cordova is on its way...
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