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Scientists find bug that feasts on toxic plastic | Environment | The Guardian
Bacterium is able to break down polyurethane, which is widely used but rarely recycled
plastic  plastics  bacterium  pollution  recycling 
4 days ago by KMP
Opinion | The Great Recycling Con - The New York Times
The greatest trick corporations ever played was making us think we could recycle their products.
recycling  con  plastic  plastics  recycle  pollution  environment  ecology 
december 2019 by KMP
Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret | US news | The Guardian
A Guardian report from 11 countries tracks how US waste makes its way across the world – and overwhelms the poorest nations
plastic  plastics  pollution  environment  recycling  Guardian 
june 2019 by KMP
Discovery of the 'Plastisphere': A new marine ecological community
The masses of plastic debris that float over large areas of the world's oceans have become new ecological communities that scientists have named the 'Plastisphere.' Their report in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology suggests that these novel habitats in the North Atlantic Ocean may harbor ...
plastic  plastisphere  oceans  ecology  ecosystems  microbial  reefs  climate  change  climate  global  warming  oceanography 
july 2013 by KMP

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