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Scientists hope new enzyme will 'eat' plastic pollution

Scientistshaveaccidentallydevelopedaplastic-eatingenzymethatmaybeusedtocombatoneoftheworld'sworstpollutionproblems.ResearchersfromBritain'sUniversityofPortsmout

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Engineered enzyme can eat polluting plastics: study

Scientistshaveengineeredanenzymewhichcandigestsomeofthemostcommonlypollutingplastics,providingapotentialsolutiontooneoftheworld'sbiggestenvironmentalproblems.As

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UK plans to eliminate avoidable plastic waste by 2042

Britainplanstoeliminateallavoidableplasticwastewithin25years,PrimeMinisterTheresaMaywillannounceThursdayaspartoflong-termplansfortheenvironment.Thegovernmentwan

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Eight arrested over solid waste smuggling in Hebei

Eightsuspectshavebeenarrestedforsmugglingabout20,000tonnesofsolidwaste,saidShijiazhuangcustomsofnorthChina'sHebeiProvince.Thecustomssaidthesuspectspurchasedwast

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