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ARTICLES FEATURING CARAPAC

Shrimple Solution - Packaging Made from Custacean Waste

'Prawn punnets and crab cling wrap could soon be a reality thanks to three young entrepreneurs who chose to tackle the fight against plastic packaging.' - Click on title for full article

February 2020

'Waste Negative' - Single Use Alternative to Plastic

'An Australian start-up has developed a biodegradable alternative to plastic food packaging produced from the chitin and cellulose contained in crustacean skeletons.' - Click title for full article

July 2019

Biodegradable Packaging Made from Crustaceans

'CARAPAC was born out of the University of Sydney’s “Inventing the Future” program, which calls on highly capable graduate students from various disciplines to come together to find solutions to pressing world issues.' - Click on title for full article

June 2019

Crustacean Solution takes Waste in its Claws

'Food processing plants in Asia and Australia cumulatively produce 8.1 million tons of crustacean waste per year. Carapac has created a packaging material built from the chitin and a cellulose contained in crustacean skeletons as a truly biodegradable alternative to plastic food packaging, the founders say.' - Click on title for full article

June 2019