Recycled Fish

Rating: 5 stars   12 reviews

Issues: Animals, Environment, Sports, Water

Location: 3025 9th Ave #B Council Bluffs IA 51501 USA

Mission: Fisheries are in decline across America. This results from problems in our broader environment. Recycled Fish educates the people most passionate about fisheries - anglers - about being stewards on and off the water.
Geographic areas served: United States
2010 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 51-0501023
712-256-4907
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4 people found this review helpful

I stumbled across the link to Recycled Fish after signing up on Angler's Legacy. I thoroughly checked the organization out and was instantly impressed by the list of their corporate partners. I believe the list contained around eighty-five different companies that support Recycled Fish’s cause to promote a lifestyle of stewardship while both on and off the water. This list of partner companies was not limited to just the fishing industry, in fact, it includes everything from household to gardening products, pet food to plumbing needs, sporting goods to water filters and the list goes on and on. At first glance one would assume that this “Lifestyle of Stewardship” pertains only to anglers, but in reality this message pertains to every person on the planet. We all need clean water and without it nothing can survive, so we all must take the appropriate steps to conserve our natural resources, whether we fish or not. This statement holds true for the all socio-economic classes and every nation. The principles behind the cause are clearly demonstrated in the “Weekly Stewardship Tips” as these tips promote , enlighten, and encourage the wise use of natural resources and conservation efforts,. These tips also have very real applications for use in everyday living as well as for businesses and industries. They do not require a major life change; just a rethinking about how we use products and the actions we take everyday. Some of the tips Recycled Fish publishes will actually help people save money as people begin to incorporate this Lifestyle of Stewardship into their every living . I joined Recycled Fish in October 2008 and in 2009 I signed up as a volunteer which lead to the opportunity to travel the nation spreading the word and encouraging others to take the Stewardship Pledge to conserve our natural resources, protect the environment through simple yet effective methods, and promote our fisheries. I have the pleasure of traveling from Michigan to Alabama and from Georgia to Texas to sport shows, ice fishing events, and major fishing tournament to spread the cause. Recycled Fish is also involved in many children focused groups in efforts to educate them of the splendor of the outdoors and what they can do as the inheritors of the world to promote a healthier planet as well as the future of sport fishing. I personally recommend, endorse, and encourage everyone to join Recycled Fish because their principles are not just for the sportsman at heart; they are applicable for maintaining ecological balance, wise use of natural resources without destroying the ecological balance of our fisheries.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have no regrets joining this organization as I have seen first hand how educating the public to the Stewardship approach of the environment and sustainable fisheries actually helps the environment and the conservation of our natural resources.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Have a television show to promote the cause.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Metting all the people as I travel the country.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Every volunteer is passionate about the cause and equaly enthused about the approach, progree,and direction of Recycled Fish.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Spread the word world wide.

Ways to make it better...

I have no complaints as all people are different with differing mentalities.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

are the economy and the general publics ignorance of the environment issues that threaten the planet on a daily basis and what they can d easily do to promote cleaner air and water through simple lifestyle changes.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Join RecycledFish, become a member, volunteer if you can and donate to the cause. Your children and grand children will thank you.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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