20/01/21 – MIPLACE has contributed to a new publication that describes how the microorganism, Pseudomonas umsongensis, can upcycle monomers of the commonly used plastic, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), into the biodegradable plastic, polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA).  Conversion of waste PET into new materials for reuse not only reduces the amount of PET going into landfill but also contributes to the circular economy.  You can read more here.