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Scientists Are Turning Old Bread into New Textiles

Rivet's 2020 Denim Circularity report takes a deep dive into how the global denim industry is plotting its circular future amidst a worldwide pandemic.

Bread is definitely a good thing. Too much bread, however, is markedly less so. Bread waste is a particular problem in Sweden, where 88,000 tons of cast-off carbs are disposed of every year, according to the University of Borås. That’s the equivalent 350 loaves per minute. So researchers at the school decided to do something…

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