Tuesday, November 25, 2014

New plastic that disappears when you want it to

Plastic populates our world through everything from electronics to packaging and vehicles. Once discarded, it resides almost permanently in landfills and oceans. A new discovery holds scientific promise that could lead to a new type of plastic that can be broken down when exposed to a specific type of light and is reduced back to molecules, which could then be used to create new plastic.



from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1reN8qG

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