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Swedish Centre for Resource Recovery

Swedish Centre for Resource Recovery (SCRR) is conducting world leading Research, Education and Innovation to significantly reduce the global fossil fuel consumption and approach sustainable society. We identify new and improved methods to convert residuals into different kind of value-added materials and energy. Innovations that result from our activities will help to reduce greenhouse gas effects and other environmental challenges, while creating circular economy.

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2019-06-07

Old bread becomes new textiles

Is it possible to create textiles from old bread? Akram Zamani, Senior Lecturer in Resource Recycling at the University of Borås, wants to find out. And she has already come a long way.

"We have seen that much of the food waste from grocery stores is from bread and therefore we wanted to see how we could turn it into a new product," says Akram Zamani.