Food Waste Seashells Can Be Used to Treat Wastewater

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BATH

The thousands of tonnes of waste seashells created by the edible seafood sector are being put to use by the University of Bath in a new waste water cleaning project. Dr Darrell Patterson, from the University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, used waste mussel shells to create a cheaper and more environmentally friendly way of ‘polishing’ waste water, which could be used to remove unwanted s