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Today’s Solutions: July 15, 2024

Adding enzymes to compostable

Adding enzymes to compostable plastic may help it biodegrade faster

As consumers demand sustainable alternatives to single-use plastics, compostable plastic items have become increasingly popular in recent years. The problem, however, is that many of these 'compostable' items don’t break down in regular composting conditions and tend to contaminate other Read More...

Major brands could soon sell t

Major brands could soon sell their bottled products in compostable packaging

Globally around 300 million tons of plastic is made from fossil fuels every year, which is a major contributor to the climate crisis. Most of this is not recycled and contributes to the scourge of microplastics in the world’s oceans. Among the main trouble-makers in this pollution crisis are Read More...