The world has only latterly woken up to a crisis that comes from an innocuous culprit – the plastic that we use and throw away every day.
Millions of tonnes of waste plastic finds its way into waterways and oceans every year, getting mixed up in the food chain, trapping pollutants, and choking animal life.
But three Turkish researchers believe they may have created a product which could help take the place of disposable plastic. And it comes from a sustainable, renewable source – olives.
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