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Planet plastic: LSST’s SU President and Deputy CEO probe MIT researchers on making ‘unrecyclable’ plastics recyclable

 
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Planet plastic: LSST’s SU President and Deputy CEO probe MIT researchers on making ‘unrecyclable’ plastics recyclable
by Connect Admin - Thursday, 13 August 2020, 1:05 PM
 
As the world rightly pauses post-pandemic, our oceans and wildlife still progressively suffer from persistent and soaring plastic pollution. While plastics have revolutionised the world and solved many social problems, a whopping 91% of plastic is not recycled – subsequently creating colossal environmental and health problems. Adding to the challenge, some tough plastics (thermosets) are particularly impossible to recycle. More details