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Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Our friends at Sea Shepherd UK found batch 2, which was transformed in our solar-powered workshop in Bristol.

Our recycled plant pots and ocean plastic products are made from abandoned or lost fishing nets found around the British Isles. We track the nets’ journey from the sea to our workshop, transforming them into beautiful, functional eco-plant pots and sustainable products with purpose.

 

We believe in transparency and celebrating the volunteers who help us make a difference. Together, we are cleaning our coasts and planting positivity.

Buying one of our products supports the continued work cleaning our beaches.

#Seachange_Batch 2

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Sea Shepherd UK,
Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Ghost Net Retrieval On 23 March 2023

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Our new Ecotribo Plant Pot (Batch 2) was made from nets found by Sea Shepherd UK in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales.  

You can learn more about the Welsh Sea Shepherd ghost net retrieval on their Facebook page. They were contacted about a ghost net washing up on Scotch Bay in Milford Haven. Volunteer Leo staked down the net overnight, and Regional Coordinator Elkz and Leo retrieved it the following morning. The net was too heavy to carry in one piece, so it was cut into four and transported to a van.

 

Sea Shepherd UK is working with Ecotribolife in Bristol to recycle the net into plant pots.

 

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Ghost net retrieved from Scotch Bay in Milford Haven

Net too heavy to carry in one piece, so cut it into four

Net being recycled into plant pots by Ecotribolife in Bristol

This is an excellent example of how Sea Shepherd UK and Ecotribo are working to protect our oceans from marine debris. By working with volunteers and partners, we can remove ghost nets and other harmful waste from our seas. We are all one ocean working together, united in our love for the sea. This work helps to protect marine life and ensure a healthy ocean for future generations.

Processing Batch 2

The Sea Change Plant Pot is currently in production and is being manufactured as we speak. Keep following for launch details.

In the meantime, check out our other products made from abandoned fishing nets and ropes.

If you spot ghost fishing gear around the UK, please report it via the Ghost Fishing Gear report page.

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Our products are made locally in Bristol, UK by merman and his trusty pirate helpers. We collect our materials off local  beaches.

Ecotribo is committed to a circular economy. We design our products to last a lifetime and offer a lifetime warranty. If your ocean plastic product ever breaks, we will repair or replace it for free.

We use only 100% recycled materials in our recycled ocean plastic products, and we can guarantee that every product returned will be repaired or recycled (just pay the postage). This is possible because we have a closed-loop production process. Please help us create a more sustainable future by choosing Ecotribo. When you buy our eco products, you are helping to reduce plastic pollution.

Cleaning our seas,

Planting positivity.

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