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A biodegradable plastic made from waste methane

micrograph showing methane-eating bacteria

Scientists have developed a process to produce poly-hydroxyalkanoate (PHA)--a biodegradable polymer similar to the polypropylene used to make yogurt containers--via methane-eating bacteria shown in this micrograph).

Credit: Image courtesy of Mango Materials

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