Award-winning local innovation fights plastic pollution

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Last year, the CSIR received the UN’s highest environmental honour when it was named one of five Champions of the Earth for 2023 for its efforts to develop and apply solutions to plastic pollution. Photo by Delwyn Verasamy

At state-of-the-art labs in Pretoria, a team of scientists is developing compostable products to replace single-use ones that are not recycled

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