Trawlermen urged to recover plastic from seas

The Irish government are supporting an initiative whereby trawlers would bring recovered plastic waste to shore.

With small traces of micro plastics in three quarters of fish checked in a recent Ocean survey the government say its in the interests of the industry to support the scheme.

A report here (including audio) from RTEs Southern Editor Paschal Sheehey. A fishermen’s spokesman says the scheme will be supported:

https://www.rte.ie/…/20…/0111/1022541-plastic-waste-trawler/

Bernard Moffatt

Celtic League

 
 
 
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