YOUR ENVIRONMENT: Plastic Eating Worm

A Natural Way To Eliminate Trash 

Plastic grocery bags, water bottles and styrofoam cups often end up as litter in our rivers, alongside our highways, in our forests, and languish in landfills for decades.

Some cities have gone so far as to outlaw plastic bags and water bottles.

Now comes word that nature could help eliminate tons of the pesky plastic.

What is commonly called a “wax worm” eats through plastic.

The Los Angeles Times files this report.