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Problematic Chicken Feathers Solve Modern Problems

ZURICH, Switzerland, October 23, 2023 (ENS) – Scientists are finding innovative ways of turning waste into problem-solving products – even the 102 million tonnes of chicken feathers produced globally each year by the industrial processing of chickens for meat. The waste feathers have been sent to landfills or incinerated, but now there are ways to transform them into valuable products from fuel cell membranes to oil spill dispersants.

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