Tag Archives: waste

Bread packaging: how to reduce plastic consumption while retaining bread quality

Bread staling is mainly related to starch retrogradation, which hardens the loaf resulting in a significant decrease of consumer acceptance and in great economic losses. The inclusion of enzymes in bread formulation, such as lipase and amylase,

Antibacterial substrate for wound dressing from waste products

It is now or never that we make use of our generated waste to produce valuable products. In this way, we can have closed loop recycling systems that can boost our economy. Chitin is a waste product

From waste dumping to clean energy: using our landfills for renewable energy

It is widely acknowledged that dumping our waste in landfills is extremely harmful to the environment. Landfills pollute our groundwater, our soils and release biogas (methane and carbon dioxide) into the atmosphere, which contributes greatly to global