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Environmentally-friendly salmon and crustacean by-product use developed

UNITED STATES
Friday, May 29, 2015, 04:00 (GMT + 9)

A a Juneau-based business is finding new uses for Alaska Sea seafood waste by implementing environmentally sensitive processes to make products like salmon leather wallets and chitin T-shirts. Tidal Vision founders, Kasberg and Zach Wilkinson, who are in charge of the project stated that Alaska produces billions of pounds of seafood each year and that only a small fraction of it is actually consumed. They also explained that millions of pounds of waste are used to produce pet food and fish oil but if a secondary use can't be found, it is simply ground up and dumped out in the ocean, Co.Exist reported. The developers of the project make the leather using a non-toxic vegetable-based "aquatic tanning" process, which involves cutting the leather into sheets and then sewing the material into wallets that are now available through its Kickstarter campaign. Kasberg ... FULL STORY

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Senate requests expanding tuna loin quota to 30,000 tonnes
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Massive support granted to anti salmon farming expansion
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A petition against salmon farming industry expansion plans in British Columbia (BC) signed by over 100,000 supporters has been issued to be presented ... FULL STORY
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