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Composting Plastic Waste with Fungi

Posted by Heather & Blair on

With a current recycling rate of only 1%, plastic has raised great concern regarding its non-degradability. Plastic waste that takes hundreds of years to degrade and poses a serious threat to our planet's health. Scientists have recently discovered a promising solution to this problem. They have found that certain fungi have the ability to break down plastic. When certain fungi are placed on the surface, they break down the plastic material and convert it into a biodegradable compost. This compost can then be used as a nutrient-rich fertilizer for plants. Mushroom Leather a sustainable and ethical alternative to leather The study shows...

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