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Açaí.tex / nonwoven fabric


Considered a cultural and culinary icon of the Amazon region, the açaí fruit is consumed throughout the Brazilian territory and exported to several countries in the world. This consumption generates approximately 176 tons of waste, which is mostly discarded on the streets of the metropolitan region of Belém. Açaí.tex is a non-woven fabric made with fibers from the residue of the consumption of açaí, which aims to give a suitable destination to the urban waste and to replace custom materials made with synthetic materials. One of the objectives of the project is to create a material that within the textile industry can promote a positive impact


State University of Pará

State University of Pará
Belém, Brazil

Lauro Arthur Farias Paiva Cohen,
State University of Pará