This black HDPE resin has been sourced from nearshore collection areas in Europe. Nearshore products like this are found suspended in the shallow areas of the ocean that are close to shore. HDPE resins like this one are commonly used to create finished goods including, but not limited to, mobile components, agricultural pipes, compost bins, pallets, toys, detergent/chemical resistant bottles, and wire coverings. As an Oceanworks Guaranteed product you can rest assured that it has been pre-qualified to meet our strict standards.This material is ocean plastic recovered from fishing nets, trawls, and ropes. It is the result of an interception program in place across various ports to prevent old fishing gear from being discarded into the ocean.