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Car tyres made from food waste – sounds incredible, but it isn’t

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Researchers have developed a patent-pending technology for incorporating food waste into rubber. Here, dried and ground tomato skins (top) and eggshells (bottom) are shown after coarse, medium, and fine processing before being added to rubber. Photo: K. Chamberlain, Ohio State University

Researchers at The Ohio State University have developed a patent-pending technology for incorporating food waste into rubber. Photo by Kenneth Chamberlain, courtesy of The Ohio State University.