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Plastics shown to release greenhouse gas emissions

"Plastic is known to release a variety of chemicals during degradation, some of which negatively affect organisms and ecosystems... The study, published in PLOS One, reports the unexpected discovery of the universal production of greenhouse gases methane and ethylene by the most common plastics when exposed to sunlight." - Excerpt from University of Hawai'i News.

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