Waxworms and Plastic Remediation

Positive Future #740 (Feature photo – Waxworms –  By Sam Droege – https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/19051745004/ , Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41690212) BrightVibes brings us the story of Waxworms – plastic eating caterpillars. It was discovered that the bacteria in the gut of the waxworms are able to break down the plastics. While the world is far from having enough…

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Replacing Plastic Toys with Wood Toys = More Positive Behavior

Positive Future #645 (Feature photo – Wood Toys – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, Meronim) The small town of Washington in England is in a metro center of about 300,000. In this small town, history has been made over the past two years. Emily Padgett turned a preschool nursery into a plastic free environment…

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