Interesting Engineering: Startup Re-Engineers Spoiled Milk Into Biodegradable Clothing

An LA-based startup is turning soiled milk into sustainable t-shirts, and don't panic, they smell just fine. The fashion industry is seeing changes that are out to shake it to its core with various alternative materials such as cactus and even pineapple leather, so it shouldn't come off as a surprise that turning milk to fashion is possible.

The startup Mi Terro is using biotechnology to re-engineer some parts of the food waste into sustainable fibers that make up biodegradable t-shirts and has this futuristic technology that might replace plastic use in fashion, medical, and packaging industries covered already.

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