Net-Works Funded to Recycle Discarded Fishing Nets

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation recently awarded a $100,000 NextGen grant to the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) who, in partnership with Interface, Inc., has created an innovative program called Net-Works. Net-Works is a cross-sector collaboration designed to tackle the growing environmental problem of discarded fishing nets in some of the world's poorest coastal communities, while at the same time supporting one of Interface's ambitious Mission Zero goals to source 100% recycled nylon. NextGen grants are those awarded by decision of the five adult grandchildren of Ray Anderson, the late founder and chairman of Interface, Inc. Published on Mar 24, 2015 by 3BL Media.  The video features Nigel Stansfield, Chief Innovation Officer for Interface, Inc. and Amado "Madz" Blanco, Net-Works Philippines Project Manager for ZSL Philippines. 

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EarthSayersAmado "Madz" Blanco; Jay Lanier; Nigel Stansfield
OrganizationsInterface, Inc.; Ray Anderson Foundation
EarthSayers RatingHighly recommended
CountryUnited States
Member of Special CollectionPlastic in Our Oceans
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