“Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles”

The enzymes could enable plastic bottles to be fully recycled for the first time.

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Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

One response to ““Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles””

  1. Jacqueilne Whitehead says :

    Really good news. Between this, and banning certain plastic products it seems that Britain is leading the way to save our precious oceans.

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