Talking trash: converting plastic waste into energy
Environment Plastic Recycling

Talking trash: converting plastic waste into energy

Mark Docherty
Mark Docherty

With the discovery of a Mexico-sized plastic patch floating in the South Pacific in 2017, researchers offer new innovations for our urgent fight for waste reduction.

In 10 seconds? Research is leading a multi-front attack on plastic waste: more plant-based biodegradable materials as well as new methods to break down fossil-based plastics, like pyrolysis.

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