Plastic made from fish waste

Plastic made from fish waste

The British student Lucy Hughes has invented a plastic based on byproducts from the fishing industry that could replace the plastic in single use packaging

Published: Nov, 26, 2019

Lucy Hughes created MarinaTex for her final year project in product design at the University of Sussex. It's also edible and, she says, intended as an alternative to plastic typically used in bakery bags, sandwich packs and tissue boxes. Her project began as an investigation into ways of reducing fish waste, around 50 millions tonnes of which is produced globally each year, the United Nations estimates

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