05 May '11, 3pm

Grub Composting Turns Waste into Animal Feed in Hours (Video) : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Grub Composting Turns Waste into Animal Feed in Hours (Video) : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

We TreeHuggers have been known to get pretty excited about the rise of worm composting as big business . But one composting advocate is arguing that the next phase of compost evolution does not lie with worms, but grubs. Most notably, black soldier fly larvae. The idea, he says, is to use larvae to eat food scraps, and even raw meat and fish, and to turn them not just into plant nutrients, but a direct replacement for animal feed. Once you see what a bucket of larvae can do to two whole fish in a matter of hours, you may just be convinced.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/grub-composting-a...

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