NZ inventor produces recyclable boat made of wool


26-year-old Kiwi inventor has developed a new way of chopping wool and adding bio-based acid to produce a material

As the third-largest producer of wool in the world, New Zealand sheep ranchers have seen dramatic declines in exports, but one young entrepreneur has developed a method of using wool to make boats and just about anything that’s currently made from plastic.

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