BlogsMarch 02, 2019
Is Plastics Eating Fungus a solution to waste plastics?
Fungus, the organism that causes worrying black patches in bathrooms, the petri-dish mould Alexander Fleming famously extracted penicillin from, the magic ingredient that makes blue cheese, truffle oil and soy sauce so delicious, is increasingly being lauded as a potential solution to the problem of plastic waste
Plastic waste and its adverse health and environmental impact is currently receiving considerable media attention. A National Geographic special cover and a Blue Planet episode directed by Sir David Attenborough has raised public awareness and the number of google searches for “plastic waste” has more than doubled in the last year.
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