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Keep plastics out of the ocean in the first place with Waxworms and other biological means

Posted by: Zachary Purcell

Campaign: How can we recycle the plastic garbage patch?

A type of waxworm has been discovered to be able to digest plastics. Investigation into this process may yield ways to scale their capabilities or to create an synthetic/artificial method. Source: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/researchers-find-waxworms-can-digest-plastic-180963028/


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