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London marathon hands out edible water capsules to reduce plastic bottle waste

Thousands of edible water bottles were handed out at the London Marathon yesterday in a bid to reduce plastic waste.

The aftermath of the marathon is usually a sea of plastic waste as thirsty runners attempt to stay hydrated by drinking from then discarding bottles of water as they go.

Bu for the 2019 London Marathon, organisers arranged for participants to be handed edible pods made of seaweed extracts as they tackled the gruelling 26.2-mile route.

To find out more, follow the link below:

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/london-marathon-edible-water-bottle-capsules-a8889796.html

(Photo credit: independent.co.uk)

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