Styrofoam eaten by mealworms…
Just wondering around and surfing, a video talking about mealworms eating styrofoam popped up. Which lead to a quick search leading to some research done by Stanford University- https://news.stanford.edu/pr/2015/pr-worms-digest-plastics-092915.html
Where they found that mealworms will eat styrofoam. Or more correct- expanded polystyrene…. The bacteria in their guts break it down, and the result is waste that can be re-used and mealworms that can be eaten.
Something to look into for those of you fighting with polystyrene waste.
Hi all, I have set up a meal worm farm at my PP workshop in Robe, South Australia. The worms eat the EPS and go through the full life cycle with no problems. I have also had some coverage of this:
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