Crab Shells and Trees Combine to Create New Food Packaging

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Crab Shells and Trees Combine to Create New Food Packaging

Dr. Carson Meredith from Georgia Tech's School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering has developed a sustainable, flexible packaging wrap that is comprised of cellulose nanocrystals from wood pulp and chitin nanofibers which can be found in the discarded shells of crabs and shrimp.

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Carson Meredith, Renewable Bioproducts Institute, chitin
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  • Created By: Josh Brown
  • Created On: Jul 23, 2018 - 2:28pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 8, 2018 - 9:25am