Sea Trust, Goodwick, Bangor University and Macduff Shellfish work on bait bag pollution

Sea Trust is working Macduff Shellfish, the largest shellfish supplier in Europe, , and the specialist BioComposites Centre at Bangor University in seeking to find a sustainable alternative to woven, plastic bait bags that are used by shellfish fishermen and in seafood processing factories. The bait bags, commonly used in the whelk fishing sector, are not easily recyclable often ending up in landfill or can sometimes fly away overboard when used at sea, impacting on marine and coastal wildlife. >click to read< 08:15

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