Danielle Morsehead, of cycling’s Team Twenty20, enjoys a gel by Gone. She can dispose of it safe it the knowledge it is biodegradable. Photos: Lizzie Wright Danielle Morsehead, of cycling’s Team Twenty20, enjoys a gel by Gone. She can dispose of it safe it the knowledge it is biodegradable. Photos: Lizzie Wright
Danielle Morsehead, of cycling’s Team Twenty20, enjoys a gel by Gone. She can dispose of it safe it the knowledge it is biodegradable. Photos: Lizzie Wright
Mary Hui
Opinion

Opinion

Trail Mix by Mary Hui

Biodegradable energy gel packets are a new tool in trail runners’ quest for sustainability

  • Bioplastic energy gel packets are made from compostable material that disappears with rain and insects
  • They are not the perfect solution because they may perpetuate single use culture, but they are better than traditional plastic

Danielle Morsehead, of cycling’s Team Twenty20, enjoys a gel by Gone. She can dispose of it safe it the knowledge it is biodegradable. Photos: Lizzie Wright Danielle Morsehead, of cycling’s Team Twenty20, enjoys a gel by Gone. She can dispose of it safe it the knowledge it is biodegradable. Photos: Lizzie Wright
Danielle Morsehead, of cycling’s Team Twenty20, enjoys a gel by Gone. She can dispose of it safe it the knowledge it is biodegradable. Photos: Lizzie Wright
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Mary Hui

Mary Hui

Mary Hui is a Hong Kong-based writer. Her work has appeared in the South China Morning Post, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CityLab.