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.

The curry is long gone, how long will the packaging last?

Reduce- Is there any need for a plastic tray and lid? No, not really, cheap, recyclable packaging may not be suitable for a microwave but it only takes about 3 seconds to empty the contents into a microwavable dish! Reuse- Oh I will be doing for about the next 20 years, to justify the packaging’s…