These Plastic-Eating Caterpillars Might Save the Planet

These Plastic-Eating Caterpillars Might Save the Planet

Caterpillars could help us combat plastic pollution. Researchers at Cambridge University recently discovered that moth larvae have the ability to chew through plastic. The caterpillar, which eats wax in beehives, is able to degrade the chemical bonds of plastic in a way that is similar to its wax-eating process, BBC News reported. Polyethylene — the […]

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