The reengineered ‘super enzyme’ can gobble up plastic bottles and break them down into their building blocks in just a few days.
"If you drive here at certain times of night, it smells like death."
IceStone's owner said that he has known Weiner for several years and even visited him in prison before offering him a job as the company's CEO.
Electronic pregnancy tests use paper test strips that are connected to computer chips, raising the question of what you're paying for.
Since the 1980s, redemption centers have served as a lifeline for thousands of New York City residents who collect bottles and cans for a living—especially during economic crises.
It's putting recycling-facility workers, who sort trash by hand, at risk.
As oil prices rapidly drop, recycling centers remain shut and plastic personal protective equipment becomes biohazard waste, the pandemic could worsen the already serious plastic pollution problem.
“At this rate, plastic is set to outweigh fish in the ocean by 2050,” the complaint reads.
If it works, the technology could be used to make all plastics recyclable.
Electric vehicles can help save the planet, but their batteries pose a serious challenge to the world's recycling infrastructure. We need to improve and scale up recycling methods now, scientists say in a new paper.