The innovative waste and environmental charity Hubbub are once again entering uncharted waters by launching the world’s first boat made from recycled plastic today (2 November) as part of a campaign to change people’s attitudes towards plastic littering while clearing up London’s polluted waterways.
Built by Mark Edwards MBE, the brains and brawn behind the Queen’s barge, ‘Gloriana’, and supported by Sky’s Ocean Rescue campaign, Hubbub’s new 12-seater punter, ‘Poly-Mer’, is made from... More
Six materials, including a bioplastic composite paper, a wetsuit made from natural rubber, and packaging made from up-cycled agricultural residuals have been announced as the finalists for Bio-Based Material of the Year 2017.
‘Packaging for people, planet and profit’ is intended to ‘support businesses in considering packaging as part of the total product system for delivering products from point of production to point of consumption’.
With at least 150 million tonnes of the plastic already polluting our seas, it’s clear something must be done. They may only be a drop in the ocean, but here are some companies creating products from ocean waste.