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We are taking away from our future: Earth Overshoot Day 2020

The global Overshoot Day 2020 falls on August 22nd. Alarming? Yes – but the situation is even more dramatic in Germany, as our country Overshoot Day was already on May 3rd! It’s just that hardly anybody noticed it, since there were no activities on the day due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But what is Overshoot Day anyway?

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9 fish labels at a glance: Are they trustworthy?

Recently, we showed you why all our Bracenets look so different and explained the many types of fishing nets and fishing methods. This has left a few questions unanswered, which we now want to address: Can fishing be sustainable at all and are the various sustainability certification schemes credible?

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4 Reasons why a Bracenet is better than no Bracenet

Have you been thinking about buying a (or another) Bracenet for a while? We too thoroughly consider everything before we buy a product, as we want to be confident about our decisions. Sustainability is not always straightforward and it is definitely worth asking questions.

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Plastic Free July: 31 tips on how to avoid plastic

It’s Plastic Free July! But you aren’t sure how you can (further) reduce your plastic consumption? We’ll help you with 31 tips on how to say “no” to plastic and develop a positive mindset at the same time. Let’s sea!  Why Plastic Free July? It is currently assumed that the amount of plastic waste in […]

Bracenet Farben der Fischernetze
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THE 101 OF FISHING NETS

When you browse through our shop, you will quickly notice that our products all look different: They come in varying colours, are thicker or thinner and sometimes have one, two, or even three knots. We are often asked whether we can offer additional colours, too. The answer – it depends! In this article we will explain you more about this.

It's not easy being green
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Sustainability: nobody is perfect

Once you step into the “eco-bubble”, you will soon be confronted with this sort of “eco-perfectionism”. But be assured: you don’t have to do everything at once to change something!

Bracenet ist ein Upcycling-Produkt aus Geisternetzen
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Recycling and Upcycling: An overview

Our products such as Bracenets, dog leashes and keychains are completely new – and yet they are made of used material. How does that fit together? The answer is simple: we upcycle recovered ghost nets that were originally intended for many years of fishing in harsh environments and are thus still suitable for daily use. In this article, we will take a closer look at upcycling, what the differences are to recycling, and why we choose to upcycle.

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5 Facts you should know about Ghost Nets

Our products like the Bracenets and dog leashes are made out of ghost nets, as you have probably noticed. But what are ghost nets, why are they a problem and why do we use them to create new products? In this article, we will answer these questions in five points.

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