Shrimp, egg shells eyed vs oil spills
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Before you throw those shrimp shells and eggshells into the bin, think again. These kitchen trash may soon be the country’s best solution to oil spills. Filipino scientists from the Department of Science and Technology’s Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) are currently working on a “green reversing technology” using shrimp shells and eggshells to rid the country’s waters of oil spills that not only damage marine resources but also affect the livelihood of coastal communities that rely on them.
Yee, J. (2016, March 29). Shrimp, egg shells eyed vs oil spills. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A7.
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