The unseen heroes to our plastic waste

Image courtesy of Claudia S. López, PhD, Director of the Multiscale Microscopy Core at Oregon Health & Science University.

(Image courtesy of Claudia S. López/Oregon Health & Science University)

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We all know the problem with plastic: It’s everywhere and it’ll be everywhere for a really long time. Advertised for its disposability and convenience, plastic has been in mass production since the 1870s without anyone thinking about how to get rid of it.

Luckily, we may have found the hero to this problem — and you would’ve never seen it coming. Click on the story below to learn about how the research project of recent college graduate Morgan Vague may help combat our plastic waste:

The unseen heroes to our plastic waste

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