Tue. Jan 19th, 2021

Plastic substitute made of fish waste hauls in UK designer Dyson award

Lucy Hughes, 24, wins £30,000 international prize for compostable MarinaTex

A bioplastic made of organic fish waste that would otherwise end up in landfill – with the potential to replace plastic in food and drink packaging – has landed its UK designer a prestigious international award and £30,000 prize.

Lucy Hughes, 24, a graduate in product design from the University of Sussex, scooped the James Dyson award for her biodegradable and compostable material known as MarinaTex.

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