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Researchers find way for plastic waste to soak up CO2

A newly discovered carbon capture process could also help improve plastic recycling. Image: UNSPLASH/Nareeta Martin

Olivia Rosane

Freelance Reporter, Ecowatch

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'A Rice University chemist prepares to heat plastic powder combined with potassium acetate to turn it into porous particles that absorb carbon dioxide.' Image: Jeff Fitlow / Rice University
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