Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Voracious microbe points way to recycling resins.

Even though I'm not a fan of eating mushrooms...

Fungus eats enduring plastic

A fungus that normally eats wood can also chew up some of the long-lasting plastic resins that clog landfill sites, researchers in the United States have found. This potentially offers an environmentally friendly way to recycle the waste.

More on this from Nature News

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