“The super-enzyme, derived from bacteria that naturally evolved the ability to eat plastic, enables the full recycling of the bottles. Scientists believe combining it with enzymes that break down cotton could also allow mixed-fabric clothing to be recycled. Today, millions of tonnes of such clothing is either dumped in landfill or incinerated.” New super-enzyme eats plastic bottles six times faster. (Knowing humans, we’ll figure out a way to dispose plastic 7 times faster…)