Tag: wine waste

Dutch company set to launch shoe made from wine waste

Dutch company set to launch shoe made from wine waste

July 27, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, footwear company Mercer Amsterdam has announced it will launch a sneaker made from wine waste, recycled polyethylene terephthalate, and algae-based ethylene vinyl acetate. Dubbed W3RD Wine Pack, Mercer Amsterdam partnered with Vegea for the wine waste material. The company says the soft vegan leather is made from the waste skins, stalks, and […]

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University of Bologna researchers develop innovative biorefinery using wine waste

University of Bologna researchers develop innovative biorefinery using wine waste

October 20, 2015 |

In Italy, researchers at the University of Bologna have developed a biorefinery model that would produce polyphenols, fatty acids, biopolymers, and biomethane from the skins and seeds left over from wine production. The country produces around 5 million metric tons of the feedstock annually that currently has little value. The model combines supercritical carbon dioxide […]

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