31 Jul '12, 1pm

Boaters, think twice before you discard rope into the water. See what this woman is doing to reuse marine rope: http://t.co/EGoUf3MI

Boaters, think twice before you discard rope into the water. See what this woman is doing to reuse marine rope: http://t.co/EGoUf3MI

Based in New York City, Aschauer founded SerpentSea to create mats out of recycled rope after a sailing trip to Nantucket in 2011. The marine rope is a perfect accomplice in this endeavor – the nylon makes for a durable, indoor-outdoor product that can simply be hosed down to clean. And not to mention the colors which combine to create beautiful, and unexpected, patterns.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-home/handmade-mats-woven-...

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