Actually it will depend on just how far they go in development. If the coating firms up like you would see with anything teflon coated it would have a wide variety of applications.
"alright.. who's doing the dinner dishes?!" "I will!" "I thought you said you said you were going to..." "done already!
Of course the article was focused mainly on applying it to the inside of containers. With recycling you tend to see people forget(or not bothered with) rising out containers before tossing them into a recycle bin(Not trash). With less food waste "got to get that last drop out!" no bins that stink from food containers are another side benefit.
(plus the moms and pops out there will love not having to clean up a mess after the kids get into... everything!)