Young YOU: Super enzyme can break down plastic fast

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Plastic items (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Plastic items (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Scientists have created a new super enzyme that can degrade (break down) plastic bottles six times faster than existing recycling methods. This is good news for the environment because plastic pollution is a worldwide problem. 

Where does the enzyme come from? 

An enzyme is a biological substance emitted by a living organism which can cause chemical  

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