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. Continue reading Scientists Have Accidentally Created a Mutant Enzyme That Eats Plastic Waste
There is a superb video produced by A Plastic Planet (on their website www.aplasticplanet.com), which gets right to the heart of the issues with plastic. Continue reading A Plastic Planet
Ekoplaza, a supermarket chain with 74 branches has opened a plastic-free aisle in its Amsterdam store. There are over 700 plastic-free products available Continue reading UK Supermarkets take note!
Deliveroo have just announced that it will dramatically reduce the amount of plastic packaging Continue reading Super effort by Deliveroo!