A self sustaining, carbon neutral closed loop model with potential to deliver a social, environmental and economic win-win-win! Posted on Sustainable Brands by Caitlin Kauffman, this article describes how Net Zero Aqualife is setting a new standard for responsible sourcing.
“San Diego company Net Zero Aqualife says it has beat its crowdfunding deadline and now has the funds to begin production of high-quality organic shrimp at low cost. The farm is expected to produce 100 percent organic, non-GMO, self-sustained shrimp, without emitting any waste or pollution, or consuming any water or energy, through a closed-loop system.
The company hopes to provide a sustainable method of producing the popular shellfish domestically; currently, the US imports a whopping 91 percent of its shrimp.”
To read the full article click: Closed-Loop, Organic Shrimp Farm Could Create Sea Change for Domestic Shrimp Industry | Sustainable Brands.
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