Wow this research from Portsmouth University could be game changing!
An enzyme that can break down PET plastic bottles and allow clear bottle plastic to be fully recycled into ... clear bottle plastic!
Not only would this help reduce environmental damage, waste and plastic pollution but also mean that much less new plastic using oil needs to be actually manufactured. The new enzyme could offer a viable recycling process but starting to eat up plastic within days.
This sounds very exciting. Read the full fascinating article here