A classic water bottle cage made from recycled ocean plastics. By giving new use to fishing nets collected in coastal communities of Chile, the Bat Cage is helping keep plastic waste out of our oceans.
- Made from recycled fishing nets
- Recycled raw material is sourced from ocean fishing nets collected in Chile
- Lightweight, durable design keeps bottles in place on the roughest terrain
- Secure bottle retention on and off road
A global issue
Each year 8 billion kilos of plastic enter the oceans, polluting beaches and waterways around the world.
The net effect
Fishing nets make up an estimated 10% of all plastic in the ocean. What's even worse is that they're four times more harmful to the ocean environment than all other forms of plastic pollution.
A simple solution
The Bontrager Bat Cage gives new life to old and discarded fishing nets, keeping them out of our oceans and transforming them into something useful.
Bureo and netplus
Our Bat Cages are made from Bureo's NetPlus nylon pellets. Bureo collects end-of-life fishing nets in Chile and recycles them into raw nylon so they can be made into everything from sunglasses to skateboards.
One product, big impact
A one-year supply of our recycled nylon Bat Cages keeps approximately 4,000 square metres of fishing nets out of our oceans.
Partners for a better tomorrow
Trek is a founding member of NextWave, a cross-industry consortium of partner companies that are committed to keeping plastics in our economy and out of our oceans.
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