Super Enzyme Capable of Speedily Breaking Down PET

The Centre for Enzyme Innovation at the University of Portsmouth announced a new discovery this week: a “super enzyme” capable of breaking down plastic to its building blocks at a rate six times faster than their previous innovations. This comes just months after French research organization Carbios announced a similar discovery, which they plan to test at a plant in 2021. While promised to be …

Advancing the Parley for the Oceans + adidas Partnership

Eric Liedtke and Cyrill Gutsch discuss the organization's commitment to and strategy for ocean conservation

Almost a year ago, adidas made a commitment to Parley for the Oceans, an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the fragile nature of the 70% of our planet that exists in saltwater form. Not only has this commitment been renewed, but adidas has expanded their efforts and declared resounding change. Yes, they’ve taken part in the development of a new supply chain to recycle …