Texas Scientists Have Created a Protein That Breaks Down Plastic Bottles

Texas Scientists Have Created a Protein That Breaks Down Plastic Bottles

A ‘Pac-Man’ protein that gobbles up plastic and breaks it down could open the door to eliminating billions of tons of landfill waste. The enzyme destroys PET (polyethylene terephthalate), which is ubiquitous in food and drink packaging, textiles, and polyester carpet fibers. It offers hope for solving global pollution by supercharging recycling on a large […]

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