Vicky is programme director Connected Local Government, a regular host on CLGdotTV programmes and has served public sector IT for more than 25 years


Lucy Hughes named global winner of £30,000 James Dyson award for plastic substitute from fish waste


Lucy appeared on CLCdotTV earlier this year in the Circular Economy Show on bio-mimicry, a design process that creates solutions that mimic the natural world.

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Such solutions are often more elegant and less wasteful of energy and resource than human solutions.

In this programme Lucy describes her invention MarinaTex – a translucent and flexible sheet material made of fish offcuts and red algae that could be used for a range of single-use packaging, including food wrapping and other single use applications.


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