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The latest news on one of the industry's hottest topics: improving the sustainability of boating through more eco-friendly products, by reducing the impact of manufacturing, encouraging more recycling, and preserving the natural resources recreational boating depends on.

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Kleven shipyard, Ulsteinvik

YPI links with Kleven Shipyard in initiative to go green

IBI , by David Robinson

Construction of 80m superyachts to be promoted

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Williams Jet Tenders announces long-term sustainability goals

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UK tender manufacturer looks to create 100% recyclable products

Thierry Vanlancker

AkzoNobel receives new Royal award for leadership in sustainability

Britain’s Prince Charles announced the award at COP26 in Glasgow

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‘Father of Green Chemistry’ wins Volvo Environment Prize 2021

As the world’s political, scientific and business leaders gather in Glasgow this week seeking tangible actions to address climate change, Yale professor Paul Anastas – this year’s winner of the Volvo Environment Prize – delivers an insipiring and timely message for all

Ocean Cleanup's Boyan Slat

World’s most extensive ocean cleanup begins for real

IBI , by Robert Wielaard

Dutch project harvests 29,000 kilos of plastic trash in just three months

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Wärtsilä sets 2030 target to be carbon neutral

Pledge covers both its own operations and products it makes

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Winnebago commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

Chris-Craft, Barletta Boats parent joins Business Ambition for 1.5°C to meet long-term sustainability targets

End of Life GRP boat

‘Scuppered Dreams, Abandoned Boats’: New video outlines environmental impact of GRP

Centre for Aquatic Environments co-funds video highlighting environmental threat

Sunseeker AMP - Biomass 3

Sunseeker announces new ‘circular’ biomass project

UK builder teams up with AMP Clean Energy to save over 1,000 tonnes of carbon annually

Plymouth

Plymouth to host UK’s first charging network for electric boats

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Suitable locations for charging facilities to be identified between now and March 2022

Palma, the leading Balearic yachting centre

Spain to debate environmental impact of “overcrowding of the sea”

The environment minister of the Balearic Parliament is calling for a “diligent” debate about the number of boats traversing the waters of the Balearic Islands, leading to “overcrowding” and environmental concerns.

Danny

ePropulsion doubles sales revenues in 2021; CEO outlines strategy

By Ed Slack,

Electric outboard manufacturer hits annual growth forecast in just 8 months

MGR -boat recycling

GRP boat recycling operation launches in UK

IBI , by David Robinson

New business uses traditional technology for boat disposal

Southampton Boat Show

Southampton show organisers raise sustainability pledge

New environmental requirements for exhibitor stands and events

Yamaha poly recycling program

Yamaha Rightwaters launches plastic recycling program

IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Pilot initiative aims to recycle 10,000 pounds of sheet plastics by year-end

SUSTAINABILITY IN FOCUS

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>> Read more about the industry's latest sustainability initiatives in the Oct-Nov issue of IBI.

paul-anastas-winner-volvo-environment-prize-2021

‘Father of Green Chemistry’ wins Volvo Environment Prize 2021

As the world’s political, scientific and business leaders gather in Glasgow this week seeking tangible actions to address climate change, Yale professor Paul Anastas – this year’s winner of the Volvo Environment Prize – delivers an insipiring and timely message for all