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Umi Hashi: Chopsticks Made from Ocean Plastic

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Each year people consume more and more sushi. And it’s clear that’s not going to change. But according to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, plastic waste will outnumber fish by the year 2050. So, clearly something has to change. And that’s exactly what Yavez Anthonio is trying to do. For his graduation project, the advertising student created Umi Hashi: chopsticks made entirely out of plastic collected from the ocean.

Check out the video above to get a behind the scene glance at how it's done and be sure to visit Spoon & Tamago below to learn how you can support Anthonio's cause!

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