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Foresight The week ahead

Thursday 28 November Material World Scientists are ever more interested in developing recyclable materials to replace less environmentally friendly ones. Quentin Cooper meets researchers who have developed PURE - a fully recyclable plastic made of 100% polypropylene. Just as well, because EU law states that by 2015 cars must be made of 95% recyclable material and the plastics used in them at present just don't fit the bill.

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