Mount Desert Islander shares UMaine nanocellulose container study

The Mount Desert Islander reported that University of Maine engineers have created a grease-proof, water-resistant container from recyclable cellulose nanocomposites that could be the next big thing in takeout technology. The containers are constructed from cellulose nanofibril and lignin-containing cellulose nanofibril wood flour composites, which producers have recently shown interest in because they are nontoxic, biodegradable, strong, stiff and resistant to oil and grease.