May 15, 2019
By Matt Clower
Plastic pollution on a beach in Ghana. TROY's Dr. Govind Menon testified before the U.S. House on the need for innovation in plastics recycling.
It can be found along roadsides, in rivers, and accumulating in massive patches in the world’s oceans—the deluge of plastic waste cluttering the environment is a growing threat to ecosystems.
Recycling may be a way to stem the tide, but current limits in technology and resources means plastics recycling lags far behind the amount of…