We developed a microbial cocktail that degrades, metabolizes, and mineralizes fossil-based plastics. Our process is applicable for several types of single-use plastics (PET, PP, LDPE, HDPE, PS, CPE, EVA, composite, and multilayer packaging -all tested) and can operate under suboptimal conditions. The end-product is a non-toxic sludge that can be used as a soil improver. This is comparable to how natural polymers are recycled infinitely in nature.
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