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Sustainable Shellfish Textile Coating Plant Opens in South Carolina

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Chitosan, a sugary substance gleaned from the exoskeletons of shellfish like lobster, crab and shrimp, could be the sustainable, bio-based answer to chemical-heavy treatments used to coat a variety of commonly used fabrics. That’s according to Bellingham, Wash.-based producer Tidal Vision, which is betting on the compound’s potential with a newly announced partnership with textile…

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