Using Beer Waste to Make Glass

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Unused beer wort, or waste liquid produced during the brewing process, can make cellulose when scientists add in specialized bacteria... Currently, it takes the team about two weeks to culture the cellulose, but the rest of the process of making the aerogel moves quickly. The final product of the team’s efforts is a thin, flexible film that is roughly 100 times lighter than glass.

https://www.colorado.edu/today/2018/08/13/super-insulating-gel

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What other common practices make such bi-products and how could the subsequent manufacturing be streamlined?

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