The project, installed for the 2018 Bruges Triennial in Belgium, was constructed from 10,000 pounds of plastic collected from the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
Several startups are developing innovative ways to identify and help solve problems around food waste.
City officials are expected to vote on whether to adopt a plastic grocery bag ban later this month.
Major retailers are buying back their products for resale to help offset the volume of recycled materials that end up in landfills.
The company said the move supports the food industry's efforts to reduce global food waste.
CBS News takes a look at how plastic waste makes its way into our food, sea salt and drinking water.
At age 8, Vermont resident Milo Cress began thinking about researching what is now the 500 million straw estimate.