This article discusses the benefits of using black soldier flies to process organic waste and create valuable products such as protein and fertiliser. Organic waste can turn into methane in landfills, a potent greenhouse gas contributing to climate change. By diverting organic waste from landfills and using black soldier flies to process it, we can reduce emissions and create valuable products from waste. Insect farming has the potential to be a sustainable solution for managing organic waste, but there are challenges to scaling up this approach. Technical and financial issues need to be addressed to make insect farming a viable option for waste management. Nevertheless, using black soldier flies to process organic waste is a promising solution that can benefit both the environment and society.
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