Saturday, May 24, 2008

just eat it

In a perfect world, plastic bags would rot like banana peels. Seems like utopia's closer than we thought. A teenager from waterloo did just that by discovering a bunch of plastic munching bacteria.

4 comments:

sunitha said...

Sphingomonas!!!Thank you:)) So now I can always tell my mom that its 'ok' to use plastic bags!:)

Rejoy Panakkal said...

yeah... finally, there's one less worry on the march to lessen global warming :)

Asphodel said...

Now to figure out if that little bacterium would work on this--->
http://www.boingboing.net/2007/10/22/floating-toxic-plast.html

Rejoy Panakkal said...

Interesting