Green shoots: Spanish firm tackles plastic waste from shotgun cartridges
BioAmmo aims to make 50m of its plastic-free, biodegradable cartridges this year
One day a little over 12 years ago a Spanish entrepreneur, Enrique López-Pozas, was playing Airsoft when he was struck not by an opponent’s shot but by an equally uncomfortable realisation.
What, he wondered, would become of all the little plastic pellets being fired? And, come to that, what about all the shotgun cartridges discarded by hunters and sports shooters around the world?