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Lean Mean OD Green Lethal Hostile Mobile Styrofoam Cups
« on: August 17, 2019, 06:06:23 PM »
Perhaps if Styrofoam was OD Green instead of white it would not blow around the neighborhood and be a eye sore but could be used like perlite in a soil mix? Patent Pending.

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Re: Lean Mean OD Green Lethal Hostile Mobile Styrofoam Cups
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2019, 06:11:53 PM »
Lol,  but perlite is white,  styrofoam already kinda looks like it.

Perhaps if Styrofoam was OD Green instead of white it would not blow around the neighborhood and be a eye sore but could be used like perlite in a soil mix? Patent Pending.

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Re: Lean Mean OD Green Lethal Hostile Mobile Styrofoam Cups
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2019, 06:35:09 PM »
Maybe aquamarine would be a better color so the styrofoam island offshore is also less of a eyesore?

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Re: Lean Mean OD Green Lethal Hostile Mobile Styrofoam Cups
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2019, 06:45:15 PM »
By order of King Mango_Seed: All disposalable plastic products manufactured from this day forward must be either OD Green or Aquamarine.

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Re: Lean Mean OD Green Lethal Hostile Mobile Styrofoam Cups
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2019, 06:58:23 PM »
If you are concerned about plastic islands in the sea,there is a big ,,pest,, that can fix the problem .Its called the wax moth and normally its larvae eats wax but it can eat and break down plastics verry efficient.

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« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2019, 08:24:19 PM »
Whoa,  very cool,  had never heard of them.

Sounds like they probably wont be put into use tho due to likely impact on bees per this article:
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/apr/25/plastic-eating-bugs-wax-moth-caterpillars-bee

If you are concerned about plastic islands in the sea,there is a big ,,pest,, that can fix the problem .Its called the wax moth and normally its larvae eats wax but it can eat and break down plastics verry efficient.

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« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2019, 09:10:22 PM »
Whoa,  very cool,  had never heard of them.

Sounds like they probably wont be put into use tho due to likely impact on bees per this article:
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/apr/25/plastic-eating-bugs-wax-moth-caterpillars-bee

If you are concerned about plastic islands in the sea,there is a big ,,pest,, that can fix the problem .Its called the wax moth and normally its larvae eats wax but it can eat and break down plastics verry efficient.
They dont do too much harm to the bees.But they cause damage to beekeepers because for one kilo of wax,bees have to eat 10 kilos of honey.
If wax moth caterpillars eat one kilo of wax a year then the beekeeper looses 10 kilos of honey wich its quite expensive.
But otther than that they dont kill the bees .I have these moths and i dont even treat for them because the bees themselves take the wax moths larvae out of the hive.
And to kill these moth larvae,there is a safe and verry effective bilogical control,Bacillus Thuringiensis,a bacteria that enters the caterpillars digestive system and kills them.
B.Thuringiensis is also good to het rid of any caterpillar in case you have them eating your trees.It doesnt affect the bees larvae.

 

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