Edible drinks capsules get splash of government funding

Notpla, which is backed by drinks giant Lucozade Ribena Suntory, will use the funding to take its Ooho product a step closer to commercialisation

Ooho packets being handed out
London Marathon runs away from plastic waste and sprints towards seaweed

Skipping Rocks Lab handed out around 30,000 of its Ooho pods filled with Lucozade Sport orange at mile 23

Half marathon in London bans plastic bottles

Runners at Harrow Half Marathon will instead be given edible biodegradable water sachets made from seaweed