Appreciation: Fungi convert polyethylene waste into pharmacologically useful metabolic products

Discussion in 'Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds' started by Junglekeeper, Nov 30, 2022.

  1. Junglekeeper

    Junglekeeper Esteemed Contributor 10 Years

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    Maybe they'll do this technology in time for O'ahu to use it? There's an article in the Honolulu Star Advertiser today (my current local paper) about the city's difficulty in finding a site for a new landfill; its six suggestions were all rejected by the Honolulu Board of Water Supply. The paper says the current dump was given orders to close by 2028 due to environmental justice issues.
     
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    genetically engineered fungi worries me.
    But with the now 8 billion world population and rising every day, something has to be done for the resulting waste that will follow.
    Interesting to read Wendy's post and the fact that authorities are now refusing land fill sites.
    I hope the scientists have come up with something that we will not come to regret years down the line.
     

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