Superworms may combat plastic waste by eating it: research

A species of worm is capable to eat polystyrene, according to a new research from the University of Queensland. Image supplied.

A new research from the University of Queensland found out larvae are considered superworms because they are capable of eating polystyrene.

Polystyrene is a plastic used widely to pack electronics and protecting parcels, and it is non-recyclable.

These creatures might help to combat plastic waste, although more research is needed to understand this process.

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