UPCYCLING: From old bread to new yarn.

29. November 2019 | Material | via Materialdistrict.com

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The fungi yarn shows some antimicrobial properties, and are biocompatible. (Credit: Materialdistrict.com)

 

Bread waste takes up a large part of general food waste, according to an article on Materialdistrict.com. In Sweden alone, the total annual bread waste is 80,400 tonnes, amounting to 350 loaves per minute that are wastes. This is why the researchers focused on bread waste, to see if they could turn the bread in a new product.

 

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