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Recyclable bioplastic made of seafood
Did you ever hear of plastics made of crustaceans? Four designers have developed a series of machines that turn seafood waste into a biodegradable and recyclable bioplastic.
The project, called Shellworks the designers transform the shells of crustaceans into a paper-like material that could act as a sustainable alternative to single-use plastics.
The material consists of a mixture of vinegar and a biopolymer called chitin.
To see how it works watch this incredible video on their website.