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on February 16, 2022

Polystyrene could be a source of animal feed

A research project conducted in Mexico might be able to show that polystyrene can be degraded by worms into organic matter for feeding animals and enormously reducing the biodegradation time

Real sustainability is coming. It came to my attention a research project of the use of the worm Tenebrio molitor − the larvae phase of a coleopteran − to digest polystyrene. This compound is transformed by these worms into organic matter, both for the worm itself and as debris. It…

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