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Mealworms Eat Plastic Waste

It's a bit unclear how long it takes poly-styrene based products like Styrofoam to decompose.  But no matter if it's 500 years, or 5,000, it's a long time in human terms, and it illustrates the scope of the problem we are creating every time we use disposable plastics.  But scientists may have discovered an unusual way to break down this plastic garbage.   It takes hundreds of years to biodegrade Styrofoam, and those plastic plates, cups and containers currently...

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