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Plastic problems

Smooth, shiny plastic covers may make our mobiles look good - but they last for hundreds of years in landfill sites.

Producing plastics creates a lot of nasty waste and products that can be difficult to get rid of or recycle.

But Kerry Kirwan, an engineer at Warwick University, may have come up with an answer to our plastic problems.



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The plastic in these phone covers will take hundreds of years to break down in a landfill site.
The plastic in these phone covers will take hundreds of years to break down in a landfill site.
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