Plastic-Eating Caterpillar Discovered

Scientists have discovered that wax moth larvae are capable of digesting polyethylene, an ingredient in many plastics, offering a potential solution to the world’s plastic waste problem. What do you think?

“See, I knew nature would find a way to clean up our mess.”

Beth Ciarelli • Freelance Oceanographer


“It’s about time we replaced disgusting landfills with acres of beautiful, garbage-covered bug farms.”

Dave Kutulakis • Lawn Care Promoter

“Sure. If you feed enough animals plastic, you’re bound to get lucky sooner or later.”

Amos Bartsch • Luthier’s Apprentice