How discarded fishing nets are turned into carpet tiles

June 11, 2015 5:56 am 

150610185803Dr. Nick Hill, co-founder of the Net-Works Program ZSL (Zoological Society London), explains in a video presentation how discarded fishing nets (upper right photo) can be turned into carpet tiles (lower right photo) during a press conference on “Turning Trash into Treasure” organized by the British Embassy and held at Upper Mckinley Road, McKinley Hill, Taguig City on Wednesday (June 10, 2015). Dr. Hill says Net-Works has been empowering fishing communities in rural coastal areas in Central Philippines to join a global supply chain while tackling the huge environmental problem caused by discarded nets. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)

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