From the left: Marthe Larsen haarr, Michael Pantalos and Carl Höjman from Salt, here at work along the Finnmark coast to document marine plastic pollution. Photo: Amund Trellevik

A cluster of companies based in and around Lofoten, Norway won a national competition. The Marine Recycling Center argues that it can develop a brand new industry: Making money from cleaning up marine plastic pollution.

Published at: Nov 12 2019 – 11:17 by: High North News

Last Friday, it was announced that the Marine Recycling Center (MRC), a national business cluster headquartered in Lofoten, Norway has been included to the state-funded program Norwegian Innovation Clusters.

General Manager of Salt and one of the initiators of the MRC, Kjersti Eline Busch, comes right from the ceremony at Innovation Norway when HNN reaches her on the phone. This means recognition of what we have achieved so far and that they consider what we do viable, Busch says.

Read more here: https://www.highnorthnews.com/en/lofoten-based-companies-receive-millions-clean-marine-plastic-pollution