CHAMU: An effective approach for improving the recycling of tea waste

Pin Gao, Yoshito Ogata

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    With the development of tea production, treating tea waste has become a problem that cannot be ignored. Here, we reprocessed tea waste to create a new kind of biomass material and named it "CHAMU". We found that tea waste is a good fiber raw material and can improve the degradation rate of PLA composites in the soil. Based on the above findings, we established a tea waste recycling system. During the processing, it was found that tea stems, tea residue had better plasticity than wood-shaving materials. According to this characteristic, we designed a series of "CHAMU products" to explore "CHAMU" materials in product design.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number012024
    JournalIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 7 2020
    Event2019 International Conference on Optoelectronic Science and Materials, ICOSM 2019 - Hefei, China
    Duration: Sept 20 2019Sept 22 2019

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Materials Science(all)
    • Engineering(all)


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