Mi Terro turns milk waste into eco-friendly clothing and packaging

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With food giants like Danone, Arla and Dole as partners, US-Sino startup Mi Terro plans to extend its technology to plant-based food waste like soy to get plastic and fiber alternatives 

Two years ago, Robert Luo visited his uncle’s dairy farm in China and experienced a hidden reality of that business: the accumulation of spoiled milk that was going to waste. Was there a way to turn his uncle’s losses into profit? Luo returned to the US committed to finding an answer that could help over 600,000 dairy farms in China and potentially the rest of the world.
Indeed, an estimated 128m tons of milk is wasted every year due to overproduction. The situation has worsened amid the Covid-19 pandemic, which has impacted global supply chains and highlighted inef...
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