Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic

Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic

Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic

Scientists said Wednesday they have come up with an environmentally-friendly method that uses artificial sunlight to transform plastic into power-generating chemicals, as countries worldwide battle to reduce waste. Researchers in Singapore say they have converted plastic into "formic acid", which can be used in power plants to generate electricity.

Credit: AFP