New Bioplastics From Shrimp Shells

Very interesting article from Plastics Technology: “Researchers from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute have developed a fully-degradable bioplastic isolated from shrimp shells which they report can be molded into products such as cell phones, food containers and toys…”

The team is developing a new way to process the chitin to be able to fabricate it into larger 3D, complex shapes using traditional casting or injection molding techniques.

Read the rest of the article HERE.