Egyptian Scientists Convert Shrimp Shells into Plastic
The shells are cleaned, chemically treated, ground and dissolved into a solution that dries into thin films of plastic, a technique the team says has potential for large-scale industrial production.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 23 March 2017
Researchers at Egypt's Nile University are developing a way to turn dried shrimp shells that would otherwise be thrown away into thin films of biodegradable plastic they hope will… Read more »
Shrimp shells being converted into biodegradable plastic.