Shellworks upcycles leftover lobster shells into biodegradable bioplastics


Shellworks upcycles leftover lobster shells into biodegradable bioplastics

View Slideshow Four design students from The Royal College of Art and Imperial College have created a biodegradable and recyclable bioplastic using an unusual material - lobster shell waste. In an initiative dubbed Shellworks, the team - Ed Jones, Insiya Jafferjee, Amir Afshar and Andrew Edwards - has developed new manufacturing machines to produce what they believe is a sustainable replacement for single-use plastics.