Plastic-eating fungus could help fight against waste

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Plastic-eating fungus could help fight against waste

Post  fatbob5 on Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:07 pm

A fungus that can "eat" plastic in weeks rather than years could help fight the growing plastic waste problem, according to a report by Kew Gardens.


It can take decades or sometimes hundreds of years for some plastics to properly degrade.


But a study on a waste site in Islamabad, Pakistan, isolated a fungus in the soil that quickly broke down chemical bonds. ........


https://news.sky.com/story/plastic-eating-fungus-could-help-fight-against-waste-11495833
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