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:

1230

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

29

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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Fishing For Litter Scotland shortlisted in The Ocean Awards 2017

Fishing for Litter Scotland has been selected as one of two finalists for The Ocean Awards 2017 'Saefarers' award. Great recognition of the hard work that continues to be done by our fishermen, ports and harbours Wish us luck for January 11th when the winners will be presented with their awards at a ceremony in London.

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