Microorganisms engineered by researchers to combat pet plastic pollution

USA – While plastics are necessary for our daily lives, they are resilient materials that take decades or even centuries to disintegrate in landfills or the natural environment. Each year, about 82 million metric tons of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) are produced for single-use beverage bottles, packaging, clothes, and carpets, making it one of the leading […]

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