Paper made from waste of apple-juice production

by: Mirjam Visser, 2010-04-26 07:15:19 UTC
Sustainability Aspects: Making material out of production waste.

This paper material is made out of apple waste from the apple-juice industry. The organic waste produced by the apple industry is considered as a “special waste” nowadays and therefore it must be disposed off with expensive processes.

The paper is achieved by a certain “Volcan process” invented by Dr Albert Volcan. During this process which consists in a drying, a cooling and a grinding phase, it is possible to stop the apple fermentation process without any loss in the cellulose and sugar contents, which are essential elements for the making paper . The so obtained raw material appears to be stable both for chemical and physical characteristics.
The Ecoapple factory can manufacture various Cartamela paper sorts.

Designer: Albert Volcan
Manufacturer: Ecoapple Suedtirol Alto
Category: material from waste, paper




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