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Plastic-eating Enzyme Could Eliminate Billions of Tons of Landfill Waste

June 7, 2022

Via: Waste360

Scientists and engineers at the University of Texas recently discovered a useful enzyme that can break down plastics.

The enzyme is praised as the first discovered to work in a reasonable range of temperatures for practical use. While the field of discovering enzymes for this purpose is around 15 years old, the recent discovery proves this is a viable solution to the large amounts of plastics compiling on planet Earth.

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