‘Super-Enzyme’ Speeds Up Breakdown of Plastic, Researchers Say

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British scientists say they have created a compound that they think could be the long awaited big breakthrough on fighting the global scourge of plastic waste. CBS has Vicki Barker reports. A new super enzyme breaks down plastic waste six times faster than previous compounds with plastic pollution now contaminating the whole planet and with micro plastic particles. Now in our soil, our air and our lungs. This could be the hoped for breakthrough that helps keep plastic waste out of our environment.

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