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VTT's Plastic-Eating Microbes Could Help Solve Marine Plastic Problem
VTT's Plastic-Eating Microbes Could Help Solve Marine Plastic Problem

9 months ago - VTT — the Technical Research Centre of Finland — is helping to solve the global plastic waste problem with a project called PlastBug, a mobile container unit that removes plastic waste from ocean areas and converts it into material for other uses. "Our idea is to design a mobile container where microbes degrade plastic waste to valuable products like fuels or chemicals," says Kari Koivuranta, Principal Scientist at VTT.

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