Plastic Packaging Might be Biodegradable After All

recycling center plastic pieces with labels from soda and other drink bottles earth day trash make t20 eORlem Plastic Packaging Might be Biodegradable After All


  • Researchers at the University of Leipzig have found a new enzyme that can eat PET plastic.
  • The PHL7 enzyme they discovered disintegrated an entire piece of plastic in less than a day.
  • The technology using PHL7 to break down PET at a large scale could be ready in around four years.

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