plastic bubbles filled with water



There's a new form of hydration on the market and the company is hoping it makes a splash.

Skipping Rocks Lab is a London based company that makes small, transparent spheres filled with regular or flavored water. Called Ooho the balls, which have a jelly like substance made up of plant and seaweed extract that can be eaten but also naturally decomposes after four to six weeks.

The company says the idea behind the water bubbles was to provide a solution to the high number of plastic water bottles that do not break down and are clogging up the country's landfills. A report filed last month said more than 4,000 plastic bottles were removed from the river Thames in a four week period.  read more »