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Fungi makes meal of hard-to-recycle plastic

Polypropylene, a hard-to-recycle plastic has successfully been biodegraded by two strains of fungi in a new experiment. Polypropylene is used for a wide variety of products from packaging and toys to furnishing and fashion, it accounts for roughly 28% of the world's plastic waste, but only 1% of it is recycled.

Apr 17th, 2023

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Sustainable batteries for the future

Batteries are indispensable for global efforts to reduce fossil fuel use. However, challenges remain: their production requires a lot of energy, the materials used are rare, and batteries are difficult to recycle.

Apr 13th, 2023

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