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Elscott Employee Recycles Old Lobster Trap Rope for Decorative Maine Made Items

April 29, 2015

Elscott Manufacturing, a diversified contract manufacturer employing many veterans, has one in particular who founded a business recycling old lobster trap rope. John Crowley, a Marine veteran and his business partner/girlfriend Nicole Moore, took advantage of a change in law that banned the use of certain polypropylene rope on lobster traps to create decorative works of mats, baskets, hanging pieces and furniture.  These Maine made pieces range from American flags to mats depicting military service ribbons to baskets and chairs.  Their company, The Green Lobster can be found on Facebook or you can contact John directly at 207-669-2083 or

Here’s a link to a recent article on John, Nicole and The Green Lobster.