We manufacture over 300 mln tonnes of plastics each year.
W HAT IS THE PLASTIC ? Plastics are polymers, long thin molecules made of repeating (monomer) building blocks. But unlike natural polymers (such as cellulose in plants) plastics arent generally biodegradable.
R EFERENCE Lorch M. (March 11, 2006). New plastic-munching bacteria could fuel a recycling revolution. The conversation. Retrived October 18 from plastic-munching-bacteria-could-fuel-a-recycling- revolution plastic-munching-bacteria-could-fuel-a-recycling- revolution-55961