Can flies solve America’s food waste problem?

Story and video by Kira Fahmy/Animation courtesy of Next Media

While food waste takes over American landfills, traditional composting is unable to keep up with both the quantity and range of foods being thrown out. But deep in the Panamanian jungle, one community is using black soldier flies to eliminate food waste of all kinds. Watch now to see how meat, dairy, and even bones are rapidly decomposed by these specialized larvae.

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