This Community in the Philippines Converts Plastic Fishing Nets to Carpet

Published 20 Jun 2018, 16:47 BST
This Community in the Philippines Converts Plastic Fishing Nets to Carpet

Plastic can be found everywhere in the ocean but some communities in the Philippines have teamed up with marine biologist Heather Koldewey to collect discarded plastic fishing nets and turn them into industrial carpeting. 

 

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