Plastic Pollution
May 14 2008

Frankenplastic?  New Enzyme Coated Plastics: How Will They Affect Our Oceans?

by Johnny

Don't look now, but scientists are working on a plastic that is coated with enzymes to kill bacteria with the idea that eventually this will lead to self-cleaning fabrics. I wonder if the scientist proponents have considered the effects that this material could have once it enters the waste stream and our oceans. In case they haven't, I asked them. Read the article here.

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