The enzyme from bacteria mutants destroys the plastic waste in just a few hours

As reported by the Guardian, a team of researchers of the company Carbios has created an enzyme secreted by the bacteria mutated and is able to destroy plastic bottles in just 10 hours. The unique technology was created in collaboration with Pepsi and LOreal.

The enzyme decomposes plastic waste on the individual chemical components, which can then be used in the manufacture of new bottles. In contrast to this technology, thermomechanical processing gives the plastic a high enough quality, which is used mainly in the manufacture of clothing and carpets.

It should be noted that the enzyme-destroyer has created yet nature. It was first discovered in 2012 in a pile of composted leaves. He was not only the most effective among the other “candidates”, but also very cost effective in production – about 25 times cheaper than making new plastic from oil.

According to the representative of the scientific Committee of the company Carbios Alain Marty, the researchers hope to test the “industrial and commercial potential of the” new ferment in France in 2021.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Releated

Perfume US company has developed a Cologne with the scent of outer space

As reported by CNN, CEO of Omega Ingredients Steve Pearce is working on the creation of the perfume “Eau de Space” with the smell of space. With this unusual project is available on Kickstarter, where about 4700 showed the interest of the subscribers have already collected 194 000 dollars. In the experiments the Pier brought […]

Google will allow you to see the digital dinosaurs in his apartment

It’s one thing to read about the dinosaurs that roamed the Earth in ancient times, and quite another to see the giant reptile in their front yard. Google made a surprise move and added 10 dinosaurs in augmented reality the results of its search engine. The next time you want to Google who the Brachiosaurus […]

Virgin Galactic will show the cockpit of his spaceship via YouTube

The company Virgin Galactic announced on July 28, a presentation of the internal structure of the device for tourist flights into space, SpaceShipTwo. Due to limitations associated with the pandemic, the show will take place in the virtual space, on YouTube. According to company representatives, the interior of the cockpit is the most important element […]

In the Japanese city Yamato banned the use of smartphones on the go

In the Japanese city Yamato just took an unusual present law prohibiting the use of smartphones while walking. The basis for this decision was the public recognition of the dangers of using smartphones while walking on the streets. Despite the seeming strangeness of such a ban, it was supported 240 000 inhabitants Yamato. Now on […]