Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: recycle

CRWP marks a decade of recycling gillnet, seine web

Over the past 10 years, commercial fishermen and community partners in Cordova have helped recycle more than 100 tons of discarded gillnet and seine...

Discarded fish nets are raw material for many uses

Former fisheries observer turned university research scientist Nicole Baker is on a mission to recycle thousands of pounds of discarded fishing nets and ropes...

Fish Factor: Alaska Net Hack Challenge coming to Anchorage

Plastics in recycled fishing nets are being used to make an amazing array of products around the globe and Alaska plans to get in...

Cordovans rally for Earth Day

By Rev. Belle Mickelson For The Cordova Times Last Sunday, a contingent of Cordovans walked down Main Street behind a banner that read, “Stand with the...

Harbor Cleanup Day sees support from local children

Glass bottles, tarps, plastic buoys, paper and other trash littering Cordova’s harbor are gone, thanks to groups of volunteers who turned out on Saturday,...

Recycled fish nets have many uses

“Plastics.” It was a word of advice from a family friend to the young college graduate in the award-winning 1967 film “The Graduate.” “There’s a great...

Global Recycling Day is March 18

Events are being planned worldwide for the inaugural recycling day, with the Bureau for International Recycling urging everyone to think “resource” not “waste” when...

Mug Up: Recycling clothes, household goods, would help people, landfill

The Rev. Belle Mickelson is speaking out on behalf of the community’s need for a place to recycle clothing and other household goods in...

Project would provide shoppers with reuseable bags

Amanda Wiese was flying over the Yukon River several years ago, en route from Bethel to Emmonak, when she noticed white dots all over the landscape below,...

Hazardous waste shipped out to Seattle

City efforts to remove hazardous waste materials from the community resulted this summer in nine cartons, plus six drums of hazardous materials being shipped...