Old fishing nets recycled into games and sports equipment
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With discarded fishing nets amounting to nearly 10 percent of all the plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, California’s Bureo skateboarding company started a Net Positiva program to help halt the waste. Based in Chile, the program provides multiple fishing net collection points to help make recycling old nets easy and socially expected. Bureo’s latest product is Jenga Ocean. Played just like the original teetering tower, Jenga Ocean is made from the same recycled plastic pellets that form the base for Bureo’s premium skateboards. As a bonus, Jenga Ocean comes with special edition rules that teach players about the threat…
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