Scientists hail plastic-eating enzyme as 'breakthrough' for recycling

Cecilia Keating
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Hundreds of millions of tonnes of plastic end up in landfill or incineration each year
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Hundreds of millions of tonnes of plastic end up in landfill or incineration each year

Demonstration plant to open next year for lab-engineered enzyme researchers claim can break down 90 per cent of PET plastic in 10 hours

French scientists have discovered a plastic-eating enzyme they claim could offer an innovative recycling solution for millions of tonnes of toxic plastic waste material, according to "breakthrough" new...

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