Pestalotiopsis Microspora – Fungus That Eats Bacteria

Mushrooms that eat plastic - illustrative image

We know that there are certain organisms that eat plastic. In 2012, the students of Yale University found a mushroom that can survive by just eating plastic. It can breakdown plastic at a much more faster and efficient rate than previously known fungi and bacteria that eats plastic. This helps convert the toxic polyurethane into … Read more

Paper cups can’t be recycled but they’re still better than plastic cups

recycling paper cups

Paper cups can’t be recycled. In fact, 99.7% of them aren’t recycled. Paper cups can’t be recycled because they need special facilities to separate the coating over them (hydrophobic coating). But that doesn’t mean they are completely useless. They are still better than plastic cups. Paper cups need much lesser resources over plastic cups to … Read more