Plastics and the Environment

These researchers are turning plastic bottles into prosthetic limbs

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Johnny Wood

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 Bottles, food wrappers and cigarette butts are the three main plastic waste items found in Europe’s waterways
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About 13 million tonnes of plastic ends up in the ocean every year, according to the UN.
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