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Anonymous 154215

Can’t wait to try them

Anonymous 154220

You VILL eat ze vinmill

Anonymous 154223

>>154215
I thought this must be a scam so I looked it up. It's…. not.

>>Wind power is one of the dominant forms of renewable energy. However, turbine blades, usually made of fibreglass, can be as long as half a football field and cause problems with disposal, with many discarded in landfills when they reach the end of their use cycle.


>>To combat the waste, researchers designed a new form of resin. Digesting the resin in an alkaline solution produced potassium lactate, which can be purified and made into sweets and sports drinks.


>>“We recovered food-grade potassium lactate and used it to make gummy bear candies, which I ate,” said John Dorgan, one of the authors of the paper.


>>The alkaline digestion also released poly(methyl methacrylate), or PMMA, a common acrylic material used in windows and car taillights.



>>On eating gummy bears that are derived from a wind turbine, Dorgan says “a carbon atom derived from a plant, like corn or grass, is no different from a carbon atom that came from a fossil fuel. It’s all part of the global carbon cycle, and we’ve shown that we can go from biomass in the field to durable plastic materials and back to foodstuffs.”


>>He added: “The beauty of our resin system is that at the end of its use cycle, we can dissolve it, and that releases it from whatever matrix it’s in so that it can be used over and over again in an infinite loop. That’s the goal of the circular economy.”


If they'd put that in gummy bears, what else have they been putting in our food all our lives

Anonymous 154226

>>154215
Goddammit I saw a nightmare about eating glass night. Nopenopenope

Anonymous 154227

>>154226
Last night*

Anonymous 154249

>“a carbon atom derived from a plant, like corn or grass, is no different from a carbon atom that came from a fossil fuel. It’s all part of the global carbon cycle, and we’ve shown that we can go from biomass in the field to durable plastic materials and back to foodstuffs

Well I guess this is true but judging from the other things they allow to go into food ….. lol. You know big red is colored with red 40… a pigment found in crude oil??

Anonymous 154264

>>154223
the industrial revolution and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race

Anonymous 154278

homer_farmer_8_by_…

Apologize

Anonymous 154283

>>154264
Human race is a disaster.

Anonymous 154286

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>>154283
Dioecious organisms are a disaster.

Anonymous 154351

This was more a tech demo on the blades could be recycled. It makes no sense to make them into food. But was done as a demonstration of the endless possibilities

Anonymous 154715

>>154270
Exactly. People don't realise that they are already eating this stuff. If you eat something vanilla flavoured, chances are it the vanilla compound didn't come from a vanilla pod but the chemical compound was made in a process from something else. Same with other fake flavours.



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