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Factory plant starts decomposing plastic with enzyme from leaves

The French firm that has taken an enzyme found in decomposing leaves and tweaked it, so it can decompose plastic instead, has now opened a demonstration plant where they are showing their recycling process can achieve the goals they predicted 18 months ago.

At the French Carbios plant, a reactor about the size of a cargo van has the capacity to process around 100,000 ground-up plastic bottles in just 10-16 hours—that’s around two tons of ground-up PET (polyethylene terephthalate), the most common form of ….



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