Keywords Pineapple peel Cellulose nanocrystals million tonnes around the world annually (Dai and Tannic acid Polyvinyl alcohol Film Huang 2017a, b). However, pineapple peel accounting for 35% of total pineapple weight, is also largely produced when pineapple is simply consumed as fresh fruits or processed into juice (Dai and Huang 2016; Introduction Wan et al. 2016). Besides the bioresource wastes problem, the disposal of pineapple peel is costly and Recently, the fabrication of sustainable and environ- deposition on a large scale may cause serious mental friendly materials from renewable resources environmental issues (Dai and Huang 2017a, b; Dai has inspired enormous interest because of the increas- et al. 2017). Notably, our previous study reported a ing environmental concerns (Wang and Li 2015;Yu high yield of cellulose (approximately 23 wt%) iso- et al. 2016). In this case, the comprehensive utilization lated from pineapple peel (Dai and Huang 2016). of agricultural byproducts or wastes as feedstock for Hence, the multiple use of pineapple peel cellulose is the productions of energy and materials is of great of important signiﬁcance in improving resource efﬁ- signiﬁcance, not just the reduction of environmental ciency and promoting sustainable development of pollution but
Cellulose – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 1, 2018
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