A Clear Conscience – A Clean Ocean

  The problem of plastic waste and the damage it is causing to the planet can seem overwhelming but remember, small steps lead to big change. Each of us is someone who can take a small step and collectively we will make a difference! The Plastic Free Company is committed to helping people reduce the…

Scientists Have Accidentally Created a Mutant Enzyme That Eats Plastic Waste

Back in 2016 microbes that had evolved to eat plastic were discovered living in the soil of a plastic recycling plant in Japan. While scientists examined these bacteria they created an enzyme that is even more successful at breaking down plastic, than the original microbe, offering hope of a new way to reduce plastic waste.