Posted: April 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm Wax worms can eat and break down one of the most common plastics, polyethylene. Their digestive process breaks the plastic’s chemical bond, producing an organic compound. submitted by /u/recentfish to r/science [link] [comments] Source: Reddit: TGIOKDI Upvoted Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.