Article from the Foodproductiondaily.com reveals an interesting american project 

related to the food waste sector.

 

Scientists are working to create bioplastics for food manufacturing and packaging, using materials derived from fishing industry waste. 

Sierra resins has launched a venture with Jason Bolton, a food safety specialist, to develop and commercialize bio-based, bio-degradable plastics. The resulting material will be used to create packaging, parts and other products for the food industry.

Fishy potential

The company has a history of formulating bioplastics that break down in compost and landfills. John Tersigni, CEO of Sierra Resins, said the team views the stream of waste produced in commercial fisheries shows significant potential as a bio-resin source.

 

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s
Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological
development and demonstration under grant agreement n° 312140

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