Report or Study:  Production of methane and ethylene from plastic in the environment
The most commonly used plastics produce two greenhouse gases, methane and ethylene, when exposed to ambient solar radiation. Polyethylene, which is the most produced and discarded synthetic polymer globally, is the most prolific emitter of both gases.
Topics:  Methane, Plastics
Report or Study Link: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0200574
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