Welcome to Fishing For Litter

This award winning initiative is a simple idea designed to reduce the amount of marine litter in our seas. Participating vessels are given hard wearing bags to collect marine litter that is caught in their nets as part of normal fishing activities.

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Facts and figures:

1100

Total number of tonnes of marine litter collected by Scottish and South West England member vessels

24

Harbours participating in Scotland and SW England

372

Number of vessels signed up to the scheme in Scotland and SW England

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Crown Estate Stewardship Programme

Both Fishing for Scotland and South West are supported by the Crown Estate's Stewardship Programme. Check out Fishing for Litter and the other great projects they support.

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10 Years of Fishing for Litter

KIMO UK's award winning Fishing for Litter initiative has celebrated 10 years of working with the fishing industry to help keep our seas safe and pollution free. Since 2005, the initiative has seen the removal of more 1000 tonnes of marine litter and raised awareness of the issues it causes with 1000's of people.

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