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Can plastic-eating bacteria help with fisheries’ and aquaculture’s plastics problem?

Plastic-eating bacteria have the potential to “digest” petroleum-based plastics, used in both fisheries and aquaculture. Is it feasible for recycling? 

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Waste management from a broader perspective
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Waste management from a broader perspective

In addressing waste managers – representing the governments of various Asian nations at the “Inception and Capacity-Building Workshop on National and City-Level Waste Management Strategies” in Osaka, Japan – the author recommended holistic views, focusing “upstream” and using waste management interventions to foster social capital.