Wax Worms Can Neutralize the Ecological Impact of Plastic

Chemical research into how these wax worms are able to biodegrade polyethylene (read: plastic grocery bags) can one day rid our planet of our plastic islands and neutralize the ecological impact  of plastic. One for biomimicry!

https://www.researchgate.net/blog/post/this-plastic-eating-caterpillar-can-help-us-get-rid-of-our-trash

“100 wax worms can biodegrade 92 milligrams of polyethylene in a mere 12 hours.”
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