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Fishing Line Recycling Success!

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Fishing Line Recycling Success!

We, here at Angling Direct have just sent off our latest large batch of old reel line that you great lot has popped into our red recycling line bins when visiting AD stores! We are so grateful that our customers kept it all safe over Lockdown and dropped it off once our stores reopened! It has made a huge impact!

Previously standing at 813,00 metres of fishing line collected, we thought that after lockdown it would be a good time to empty those fishing line recycling bins and have a count. With all the batches from stores collected and sent off to the Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme for sorting, we got a huge surprise for how much line was popped in our bins!

Smashed the 1 million meters!

Boxes arrived at ANLRS with an estimated count of 264,000 metres plus! With all that has been collected by Angling Direct so far, we have a running total for 1,274,000 metres of recycled fishing line!

This is a huge achievement by all anglers that pop into our AD stores to donate used fishing line that can be recycled and disposed of correctly.

This is such an impressive milestone for us here at Angling Direct and we could not have achieved it if it wasn’t for the effort that all our amazing Angling Direct customers are putting in with this recycling scheme.

Want to know more about recycling fishing line?

For those that are recently learning about fishing line recycling, or have no idea what we are talking about, every Angling Direct store has a red ANLRS bin where you can dispose of your used fishing line. See the image below of one of our team members showcasing these bins!

Not only do all our stores have these bins for your to drop off your old reel line, but all the Angling Direct staff are more than happy to help with any queries you may have surrounding line recycling.

For more information, you can also check out our line recycling guide on the AD blog. This guide will not only tell you where to drop off your collection of old fishing line but what else you can do to help keep the banksides clear, less wildlife tangled in our old lines and decrease the impact we have on the environment as anglers.

If you want to learn more about ANLRS, check out their website.

Thanks again for recycling your fishing line with us. Keep it up and we will update you when we reach that next milestone!

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