Processing Food Waste the Wriggly Way

A maggot farm set up by a University of Auckland student in India is processing 200 kilos of food waste a day and turning it into fertiliser and chicken feed. The millions of maggots on the farm grow from the size of a pinhead to finger-thick in the process, and will consume anything organic.

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