New filter catches some rays to break down ocean-bound plastics

Plastic's resilience makes it great for product packaging, but not so great when it ends up in the ocean. Now, scientists from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden are testing a new filter system to catch tiny bits of plastic before they enter natural waterways, and quickly break them down using visible light from the Sun... Continue Reading New filter catches some rays to break down ocean-bound plastics Category: Environment Tags: Filter KTH Royal Institute of Technology Ocean Plastics Pollution Sweden Related Articles: Wood could clean up in the world of water purification Entire country of Sweden listed on Airbnb Edible milk-based packaging reduces food spoilage and plastic waste Egg-shaped sauna hatches debate in Sweden's far-north Sweden

New filter catches some rays to break down ocean-bound plastics

Plastic's resilience makes it great for product packaging, but not so great when it ends up in the ocean. Now, scientists from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden are testing ...

Tue 7 Nov 17 from Gizmag

Europe to test system that uses sunlight to break up plastics in wastewater

Harnessing the sun's radiation to help rid the oceans of microplastics contamination is one of several technical innovations to be developed by a new EU-funded project. Beginning in November ...

Tue 7 Nov 17 from Phys.org

Europe to Test System that Uses Sunlight to Break up Plastics in Wastewater, Tue 7 Nov 17 from Laboratory Equipment

Europe to test system that uses sunlight to break up plastics in wastewater, Tue 7 Nov 17 from AlphaGalileo

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