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First trials digesting cigarette butts with mushrooms🍄


Accounting for 30% of coastal marine litter and posing a SERIOUS threat to aquatic animals, we are looking for alternative disposal solutions


The *fluffy* oyster mushroom mycelium is producing enzymes to digest and decompose smoked cigarette ends. It’s a promising sign towards finding an eco-sustainable solution to this toxic plastic waste☠️


This research is part of bigger recycling project, so stay tuned


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