Seaweed pods cut waste and keep London's marathon running

Published on 29 Apr 2019 12:52:59 PM

Thousands of runners at the London marathon have been given drinks in a sustainable alternative to plastic bottles - edible seaweed capsules that can be either eaten or drunk.

The capsule, called Ooho, comes amid growing concern about the amount of plastic waste generated by discarded plastic bottles at mass participation events like city marathons.