24 May '11, 5pm

Mushrooms Can Break Down 90% of Diaper Materials Within 2 Months : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Mushrooms Can Break Down 90% of Diaper Materials Within 2 Months Photos: Wikipedia & Flickr , CC Mario & Luigi Would be Proud Sometimes, discovery is about putting things together in new ways. We know that mushrooms can be great at breaking down pollutants, and we know that disposable diapers are a huge problems, with mountains of the slow-degrading poop-containers filling up landfills... So how about finding a kind of mushrooms that fests on diapers? That what researchers at the Metropolitan University in Mexico City have apparently done. Read on for more... View the entire comment thread.

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Mushrooms Can Break Down 90% of Diaper Materials Within 2 Months Photos: Wikipedia & Flickr , CC Mario & Luigi Would be Pr...

Mushrooms Can Break Down 90% of Diaper Materials Within 2 Months

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