Sustainable bracelets made from upcycled fishing nets.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, one of the five major plastic gyres in our oceans, covers an area 4.5 times the size of Germany. What’s even more surprising: 46% of it is composed of ghost nets. These are fishing nets that were either lost or intentionally discarded at sea.
Every year, up to 1 million more tons of these nets end up in our oceans. They lose their purpose but not their function and pose a great danger to marine animals. Ghost nets haunt the oceans for centuries to come until they have decomposed into dangerous microplastics in 600-800 years – or until we do something about it!