Six-pack ring feeds, rather than kills, marine life

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We’ve seen companies find ways to upcycle environmental pollution, such as this sea plastic furniture range and a recycled ocean plastic denim line. Working on the premise that preventing is better than curing, Florida-based Saltwater Brewery has produced a new six-pack ring made from wheat and barley beer production waste, which is completely biodegradable, compostable and most importantly, edible for marine life. Plastic six-pack rings are a well-known hazard to marine life, and millions are discarded each year. Last year, half of more than six billion gallons of beer drank in the United States were from cans. By 2050, scientists…

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