Environmental Engineering
Degradation of low-density polyethylene by a novel strain of bacteria isolated from the plastisphere of marine ecosystems

F.A. Febria; A. Syafrita; A. Putra; H. Hidayat; C. Febrion

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 805-820


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Low-density polyethylene is one of the dominant recalcitrant plastic pollutants in the ocean, thus causing complicated problems. Biodegradation is an efficient, environmentally friendly, and sustainable option to overcome these problems. This study aims to quantitatively and ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Presence of microplastics contamination in table salt and estimated exposure in humans

D.A. Syamsu; D. Deswati; S. Syafrizayanti; A. Putra; Y. Suteja

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 205-224


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Microplastics are plastic fragments measuring less than 5 millimeters which are formed from degraded plastic materials and have the potential to pollute the environment. Due to their widespread presence in the marine environment, microplastics have become a significant global ...  Read More