Over 30,000 edible drinks capsules were handed out to runners at the London Marathon yesterday, in a bid to reduce plastic waste.
The marathon was the largest ever trial of Ooho capsules – biodegradable pods that can be filled with water or other beverages.
You can either consume the pods whole, or bite into them to release the liquid. Made from a seaweed-based substance, the discarded wrapping will naturally decompose in four to six weeks – roughly the same time as a piece of fruit.
Ooho pods are made by Skipping Rocks Lab, a London-based startup led by Royal College of Art graduates Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez and Pierre Paslier.
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