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Replace the leather in your wallet with seafood waste

A new leather alternative from the startup TômTex uses shrimp shells instead of petrochemicals. It looks, feels, and endures like the real thing.
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Crab and lobster shells could be used to make renewable batteries

Prototype designed using chemical in crustacean shells remains 99.7% efficient after about 400 hours.

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