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Thursday, 24 June 2021

Most ‘compostable’ plastics are anything but. Enter polymer-eating enzymes. #rwanda #RwOT

Researchers at the University of Berkeley have created plastics that degrade within weeks – all it takes is heat and water. The technology works by adding polymer-eating enzymes to the plastics, which then lump together and break down the plastics’ molecular chains.



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