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This university student created a plastic alternative out of fish waste

Lucy Hughes designed the product during her final year at university. Image: REUTERS/Stuart McDill

Stuart McDill

Journalist, Reuters

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Product design graduate Lucy Hughes holds up a sheet of MarinaTex - an edible and compostable plastic alternative made from byproducts of the fishing industry and other natural ingredients which has won the James Dyson Award, in Brighton, Britain, October 24, 2019. Picture taken October 24, 2019. REUTERS/ Stuart McDill - RC2ZAD9HQFSO
Hughes holds up a sheet of MarinaTex Image: REUTERS/ Stuart McDill
A pastry bag, sandwich and tissue boxes on display featuring MarinaTex - an edible and compostable plastic alternative made from byproducts of the fishing industry and other natural ingredients which has won the James Dyson Award, in Brighton, Britain, October 24, 2019. Picture taken October 24, 2019. REUTERS/ Stuart McDill - RC2ZAD9MZBEH
A pastry bag, sandwich and tissue boxes all made with MarinaTex. Image: REUTERS/ Stuart McDill

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