(Feature) The “net effect”

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) The “net effect” 

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, June 10 (PNA) — “May pera sa basura” (There is cash from trash) may sound familiar to most of us.

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Raising awareness on net wastes tackled in panel discussion

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150610203544Interface Asia-Pacific Inc. president Rob Coombs (holding microphone) underscores the importance of raising awareness on net wastes during the “Turning Trash into Treasure” press conference organized by British Embassy Manila held at Upper Mckinley Road, McKinley Hill, Taguig City on Wednesday (June 10, 2015). A panel discussion was held during the event, on how collaborative innovation drives inclusive business solutions. Others in photo are, from left: Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Philippines project manager Amado P. Blanco; Concepcion, Iloilo Mayor Milliard Villanueva; and Dr. Nick Hill, co-founder of the Net-Works Program ZSL (Zoological Society London) (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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How discarded fishing nets are turned into carpet tiles

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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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