Marathon runners get energy drinks in seaweed capsules

Mail Online | 4/28/2019 | Bhvishya Patel For Mailonline
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Thousands of seaweed capsules filled with energy drink were handed out to competitors at the London Marathon as part of efforts to reduce the vast amount of plastic used at the event.

Around 650,000 plastic bottles were provided at last year's marathon and, while they were recyclable, their use was branded a 'waste of resources'.

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However today organisers were seen trialling a range of innovations and measures aimed at cutting plastic use and reducing waste at this year's marathon.

The event saw the largest ever trial of Ooho seaweed edible and biodegradable capsules, more than 30,000 of which were handed out at the 23rd mile of the iconic marathon.

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The capsules are made from brown seaweed, which inventors say is one of nature's most renewable resources.

Elsewhere on the route, three Lucozade...
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