Improperly discarded monofilament fishing line causes devastating problems for marine life and the environment. Marine mammals, sea turtles, fish, and birds become injured from entanglements, often dying as a result.
The good news is that monofilament fishing line can be recycled! Over 40 Florida counties have recycling bins in place that YOU can use to help the marine environment.
Reel. Remove. Recycle – Don’t Leave Your Line Behind
The Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program (MRRP) is a statewide effort to educate the public on the consequences of monofilament line left in the environment, to encourage recycling through a network of line recycling bins and drop-off locations, and to promote volunteer cleanup events.
The Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program (MRRP) is an innovative statewide project dedicated to reducing the environmental damage caused by discarded fishing line.
Do you have fishing line that you want to recycle? Click here to find out where our recycling bins are located!
Find out the best ways to get involved with fishing line recycling programs in the state of Florida.
Bin Locations Map
In Florida, there are over 1600 bins located around the state collecting fishing line. These are located at boat ramps, fishing piers, marinas, tackle shops, and many fishing supply stores. Find out where a fishing line recycling bin is located near you.