What to do With 50 Tons of Food Waste a Day – Feed it to 1 Billion Cockroaches

Positive Future #333 (Feature photo – Cockroaches – CCA SA 4.0 International)

Jinan, a city of almost 7 million people in China, produces 50 tons of food waste a day. They are running out of places to dump it. In a novel approach, the city has employed 1 billion cockroaches to eat the food waste. After the cockroaches multiply, eat and die, they become animal feed. You can read the full story here: https://inhabitat.com/in-china-a-billion-cockroaches-are-leading-the-fight-against-food-waste/

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