Updated: Jan 9
These edible water orbs made from seaweed could reduce the use of plastic bottles. (Follow Tech That Matters for more.) The sustainable and biodegradable material is made from seaweed and plants that disappear naturally. It aims to tackle the world's plastic pollution problem. The Notpla edible capsules are already in use to reduce water bottles at sports events and festivals. The orbs can store water, juices or cocktails. Just peel the skin and put it in your mouth. You can then eat the packaging or throw it away. It biodegrades in weeks, making it ideal for on the go consumption.