Black soldier fly larvae at a farm in Pengshan, in southwest China's Sichuan province. The larvae of black soldier flies, which are native to the Americas, can devour double their weight of garbage every day. | Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

Maggots Eat Away China's Food Waste Problem at Fly Farms Across the Nation

Black soldier fly farms have been surfacing all over China, where larvae dispense of tons of discarded food while creating fertilizer and a high-protein animal feed.

Published On 05/29/2017
10:07 AM EDT