Enzyme that can break down plastic bottles!

Posted on 17/04/18

The #WarOnWaste continues.

Scientists have found an enzyme that can break down plastic bottles!! This hude breakthrough could be the beginning to solving the waste epidemic, that is only going to increase with our growing population. It currently takes centuries to break down just ONE plastic bottle in the ocean, but with this new enzyme it takes a few days to start breaking down the plastic.
Here at Drurys Environmental Services we accept and recycle plastic.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/apr/16/scientists-accidentally-create-mutant-enzyme-that-eats-plastic-bottles

 

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