Designing Self-Destrucing Plastic

Chemists at¬†University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are designing the “death of a plastic”, by building polymers with a self-destruct mechanism. It is great to see polymer chemists working to address issues like micro-plastics in the food chain or marine animal deaths from ingesting plastic waste.

Full articles at:

Sydney Morning Herald 10aug18 or
New York Times 06aug18