the world’s first sustainable alternative to glass-fiber reinforced plastic

We hate fiberglass. Did you know that in 2011 about 75,000 fiberglass vessels were no longer in circulation in the World, and 54% of these were abandoned, with a presence of about 53,460 tons of waste fiberglass? It is our mission to stop this. At #nlcomp, our goal is to create a new circular economy for yachting industry.  

Fiberglass abandoned yachts

Fiberglass is made from glass fibers in fabrics and thermosetting liquid resin which can be polyester- or vinyl ester-based as well as epoxy-based.

At present, disused vessels are delivered to landfills as complex waste with high economical and environmental costs. Both incineration and chemical recycling of fiberglass wastes are not advantageous … Find more here from a research by Poli.mi

Our Goals

We constantly strive to give 100% commitment towards our goals:

01. Lower the impact of sailing yachts.

02. Increase awareness of the impact of fiberglass.

03. Turn waste into new materials and create a circular economy.

 

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