These Super Worms Are Helping Save the Planet by Eating Toxic Plastic

Polystyrene is the lightweight toxic plastic that is used in surfboards, packing materials and food containers. It’s also toxic and doesn’t biodegrade. That’s where worms come in. Yusuf Omar of Hashtag Our Stories talked with Ryan Harris of Earth Technologies to learn how he is using mealworms to digest polystyrene as part of his zero waste surfboard manufacturing process.