Tag: Tidal Vision

Big Names Go Biobased – Anheuser-Busch, Coors, Amazon, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of March 10th

Big Names Go Biobased – Anheuser-Busch, Coors, Amazon, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of March 10th

March 9, 2022 |

Lately, we all seem to need a drink and world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch’s Brazilian arm is making it more green by tapping into Israel’s UBQ for integrating waste-based plastics into its packaging mix. Coors Light is ditching the plastic ring packaging that hold six packs together. And vineyard waste, specifically grape marc, is being converted […]

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Tidal Vision converts crab waste into wastewater treatment

Tidal Vision converts crab waste into wastewater treatment

March 7, 2022 |

In Washington state, a company called Tidal Vision has created a material out of crab shells that can treat wastewater.  Tidal Vision’s process converts seafood industry waste shells into chitosan, which is further processed into a liquid for wastewater treatment. “Essentially, chitosan works like a magnet on a microscopic level—with chitosan’s positive charge binding to […]

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Crab-tivating idea: Textile treatments from seafood waste

Crab-tivating idea: Textile treatments from seafood waste

July 5, 2021 |

In South Carolina, Tidal Vision is building a production plant to manufacture textile treatments made from chitosan, a seafood industry byproduct from the shells of crabs and shrimp.  Dubbed Tidal-Tex, the treatment is a drop-in replacement for the harmful chemicals often used in current textile treatments.  “Our proprietary lower-cost chitosan technology, combined with lower freight […]

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