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Plastic Could Outweigh Fish in the Ocean by 2050

View this post on Instagram Meet Lucy Hughes! 😊❤️ . This has the chance to change everything! . Lucy Hughes looked at the bloody waste from a fish processing plant and saw opportunity. . Then a student in product design at the University of Sussex, Hughes was interested in making use of things people normally throw away. So she arranged to visit a fish processing plant near her university, on England’s southern coast. . She came away a bit smelly—“I had to wash even my shoes,” she says—but inspired. After tinkering with various fish parts, she developed a plastic-like material made from scales and skin. Not only is it made from waste, it’s also biodegradable. The material, MarinaTex, won Hughes...

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