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Shiraz University Taps Nanotech to Augment Food Packaging Industry

Earth Day 2018 was celebrated on April 22, themed “End Plastic Pollution.”Earth Day 2018 was celebrated on April 22, themed “End Plastic Pollution.”

Exploiting nanocellulose materials, researchers at Shiraz University have been working toward the enhancement of food packaging. 
In a bid to find a replacement for the non-biodegradable plastic packages—the most used material in the food packaging industry, several experiments have been conducted on natural polymers to render them more efficient for use in the industry, reported Mehr News Agency, citing Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council.

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