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Paying Fishermen For Plastic Trash

May 10, 2011

The European Union will begin a pilot program this month in which it will pay fishermen for plastic that they round up and bring in for recycling. The program will initially be subsidized by the EU, but hopes are that it will become self-sustaining. We think this is a great idea to reduce the (insaaaaanely large) amount of harmful plastic in the ocean. Read the rest of the article over at Treehugger.


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