This Visakhapatnam startup is tackling the menace of ghost nets in coastal Andhra Pradesh

This Visakhapatnam startup is tackling the menace of ghost nets in coastal Andhra Pradesh

In the waters of Bay of Bengal off Visakhapatnam coast, a ‘ghostly’ menace is threatening the existence of several marine species, some critically endangered. With an aim to address this growing issue, Visakhapatnam-based Greenwaves Environmental Solutions is working on á project called ‘Ghost Gear Upcycling’ at coastal Andhra Pradesh along with WWF India. The project, initiated in Visakhapatnam in June 2021, upcycles these ghost nets to make products like bracelets, pouches, doormats and pots.

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