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Award for re-use inventor

An inventor from Herefordshire has won a major gold award at Geneva, for his redesign of the security closure strip used in many drink bottles and jars. Peter Martin (pictured) has patented his design Re:tie, which uses a small hole in a strip of plastic to retie the tops of bottle and lid tops. This means the strips can be saved and reused as a tie, in the garden, for cabling, ...