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11/02/2021
 | DESIGN, INNOVATION

Mixcycling, born in Vicenza in the north of Italy, is an innovative startup transforming organic waste into low environmental impact materials through a patent-pending process. Most of the organic waste is scrap generated by local agro-industrial processes, such as rice husks, grape marc, coffee parchment skin, cork, etc.

Natural fibers recovered from organic industrial waste are blended with recycled, bio-based or virgin polymers. This pre-blend is disinfected by means of a non-thermal plasma technology and is then activated to enhance the adhesion between the fibers and the polymers. The sustainable and aesthetically appealing resulting material is suitable for several sectors of application, including cosmetics packaging, disposables, furniture, automotive and food packaging...

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