Fishing line is not biodegradable, and if it’s abandoned or not properly disposed of, it can harm local wildlife. The best option for unwanted fishing line is to recycle it at the nearest recycling center. For more information and a list of line recycling center locations click here.
Berkley is another option for fishing line recycling. Unwanted line can be mailed to the address below:
Berkley Recycling Collection Center
1900 18th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360-1099
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