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Friday, May 23, 2008 - 11:55 PM

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Seeding Ground"WCI student isolates microbe that lunches on plastic bags" (via The Record)
Synopsis: Daniel Burd's stew contains ground-up plastic in a mix of landfill dirt, yeast and tap water. After experimenting with different temperatures and configurations, he isolated the microbial remediators. He discovered that it biodegrades over 40% of the weight of plastic bags in less than three months. The only waste is water and a bit of carbon dioxide.

"This is a huge, huge step forward... We're using nature to solve a man-made problem."
Daniel Burd, 16-yr-old junior, Waterloo Collegiate Institute & Canada-Wide Science Fair winner

Additionally, in re-meditation, continuing to reduce our consumption
of packaged goods and non-reusable baggage
remains a high priority.

"String is king" by fixlr (via Flickr)
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How to help limit the ever-growing patch of garbage floating in the Pacific Ocean:
• Limit use of plastics when possible.
• Use a reusable bag when shopping.
• Take your trash with you when you leave the beach.
• Make sure trash bins are securely closed.


More to come..



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