This Indonesian company wants to replace plastic with edible seaweed packaging

May 9, 2018 Jack Caulfield


What to do about the plastic planet? The seas are steadily filling up with plastic, and it’s vital to find ways to address the problem. One way to do this is to move away from plastic usage towards more sustainable, eco-friendly materials. And that’s just what Indonesia-based company Evoware wants to do. Their proposed alternative? Seaweed. Two birds with one stone Indonesia is the world’s second-worst offender in terms of dumping plastic into the sea. 90% of their plastic ends up in the ocean. And 70% of that waste comes from food and beverage packaging. The problem, clearly, is a big one. Indonesia is also…

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