Okra Goo: The New Secret Weapon in the Battle Against Microplastics

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Takeaways:

  • Scientists have found that okra goo binds to tiny plastic particles.
  • If commercialized and added to existing water treatment procedures, the use of the plant extract could have huge health and environmental benefits.
  • The team of researchers found that plant-based flocculants (sticky chemicals that promote the clumping of particles) better than existing synthetic chemicals which are used in water treatment plants to remove microplastics and other pollutants.

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