Search results: “RepescaPlas “

The RepescaPlas project to continue to seek a new life for litter collected from the sea in its second year

The RepescaPlas Project has completed its first year with more than 3,000 kilos of marine litter collected from the Galician and Valencian coasts.

Published date: 13/03/2019 – 08:39

The RepescaPlas project collects three tonnes of marine litter in Gandía, Marín and Vigo

During its implementation throughout the year, the RepescaPlas project has collected more than 3,000 kg of marine litter from the ports of Gandía (Valencian Region) and Marín and Vigo (Galicia). Following the characterization tasks finished in October, near 8,000 items have been collected, counted and characterized depending on the type and category of litter. These […]

Published date: 20/11/2018 – 14:47

RepescaPlas: results of the first characterisations of wastes collected in the ports of Valencia and Galicia

The project RepescaPlas ‘Material recovery of plastic wastes collected from the sea: characterisation, applications and product development’ is born to find a solution to the marine wastes and their negative effect on the marine environment, transforming the plastic fraction waste removed with help from fishermen, into new products that can enter the market. The beginning […]

Published date: 27/07/2018 – 07:32

Chemical recycling will be applied to marine litter to obtain fuel for fishing boats

In the two years since the RepescaPlas project was started, five tonnes of marine litter have been recovered. The project, now moving into its third phase, expects to obtain new products from this litter through pyrolysis.

Published date: 25/03/2020 – 14:09