Bacteria that can destroy Plastic?

Two young scientists come up with a way to break down the toxins in plastic known as phthalates. (sounds like: Thal ate). But will using a bacteria be the solution, or will it just create a larger problem? Considering the amount of plastic floating in the multiple gyres around the planet, will this bacteria become

Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags!

No more plastic bags on Hawaii. What wonderful news! Plastic bags have a way of escaping from the consumer and ending up in trees, sewer drains, and in Hawaii, in the ocean. Perhaps you’ve heard of the Pacific Gyre? ( that’s just one of them). It’s a floating garbage patch filled with plastic that’s the size of