Scientists turn food scraps into sturdy construction materials

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A team of researchers from the University of Tokyo have found a novel new use for food waste: building stuff out of it. Pulverised seaweed, cabbage leaves and orange, onion and pumpkin skins were transformed into sturdy building materials by scientists from the university’s Institute of Industrial Science…

The research will be published during the 70th Annual Meeting of The Society of Materials Science in Japan this August.

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