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These worms have a special power that could help fix our plastic problems

Every year, the world makes 21 million tons of polystyrene, the kind of plastic found in styrofoam cups, take out containers, CD cases, and packing peanuts.

Most of that ends up in landfills, in waterways, and on the streets — and stays there. Styrofoam isn’t biodegradable, meaning that it can’t be broken down or decomposed by bacteria or other organisms the way other trash can.

http://mobile.businessinsider.com/worms-digest-styrofoam-plastic-pollution-2015-9

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