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Blue Circular Economy

Blue Circular Economy (BCE) is a three-year (2018-2021), transnational project co-funded by the EU Interreg Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme (NPA). It’s aim is to support the development of the fishing net waste industry in regions across Europe’s Northern Edge. Blue Circular Economy (BCE) aims to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) offering products and services within fishing gear recycling solutions in the NPA region to attain a greater market reach. Mayo County Council are involved through the Western Development Commission. 

Project Description  

Understanding the complex eco system and sharing valuable business opportunity information is a key aim of the BCE project. The Blue Circular Economy project and its partners will work to educate and inform the end-user and businesses to view discarded fishing nets as a resource that can be repurposed and recycled after their fishing catching days are done. To see it as an opportunity, rather than simply a waste product. 

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