Seafood shells for better plastic, packaging and textiles

June 24th, 2019

Langoustine claws are a source of chitin and chitosan, which are biodegradable materials that could be used to make eco-friendly food packaging. Scientists are tackling the world’s need to keep plastics out of landfills and waterways. One method may be found in making the most of seafood waste. A Science News article reports that the shells of […]

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