Minasuk/ April 20, 2018/ Uncategorized

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles | The Guardian | April 2018 The breakthrough, spurred by the discovery of plastic-eating bugs at a Japanese dump, could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis

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Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles | The Guardian | April 2018 The breakthrough, spurred by the discovery of plastic-eating bugs at a Japanese dump, could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis

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Bans on Plastic Straws in Restaurants Expand to More Cities | New York Times | March 2018 The latest is Malibu, Calif. Before that came Seattle; Davis and San Luis Obispo, Calif.; and Miami Beach and Fort Myers, Fla.  They’re all cities that have banned or limited the use of plastic straws in restaurants.

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Bans on Plastic Straws in Restaurants Expand to More Cities | New York Times | March 2018 The latest is Malibu, Calif. Before that came Seattle; Davis and San Luis Obispo, Calif.; and Miami Beach and Fort Myers, Fla.  They’re all cities that have banned or limited the use of plastic straws in restaurants.

Minasuk/ February 17, 2016/ Uncategorized

E-Commerce: Convenience Built on a Mountain of Cardboard | New York Times | February 2016 The environmental cost can include the additional cardboard — 35.4 million tons of containerboard were produced in 2014 in the United States, with e-commerce companies among the fastest-growing users — and the emissions from increasingly personalized freight services.