Circular Ocean launch in Sisimiut

Wednesday 06 Apr 16
by Niels Hoedemann


Ida Maria Gieysztor Bertelsen
DTU Civil Engineering
+45 45 25 18 31
On Sunday April 9 in Sisimiut Artek host an official launch of Circular Ocean - a new sustainability project in which Artek is partner. 

Circular Ocean is a new international project which focuses on innovative and sustainable solutions for recycling of marine plastic waste, seeking to inspire enterprises and entrepreneurs to realise the hidden opportunities of discarded fishing nets and ropes in the Northern Periphery & Arctic region. The project has besides Greenland participants from Scotland, Ireland, England and Norway. Artek's share in the project is a Phd. study which aims to develop new, sustainable solutions for recycling of discarded fishing nets in Greenland. Circular Ocean is sponsored by ERDF Interreg VB Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme (NPA).

The launch
event takes place at Teknikimik Ilinniarfik in Sisimiut Sunday 9 April15-17.

-> Circular Oceans official launch invitation