Wanaka Wastebusters’ Sophie Ward and Karen Driver from the Nelson Environment Centre went to the Potatopak factory in Blenheim to present Richard Williams with his glittering award and certificate for winning the 2011 Unpackit Best Packaging Awards.

Richard’s Potatopak products are made from waste potato starch and are fully biodegradable and home compostable.  What a great alternative to polystyrene trays.

Here’s what Richard had to say about winning the award