Innovation: Rethinking the food waste life cycle

An alternative to composting that involves a lot of bugs and a pair of spritely young entrepreneurs, Terra Optima Labs is tackling food waste in London by leveraging nature to create industry-leading systems. Focused on solving the problems of food insecurity, soil degradation, and food waste, Terra Optima Labs has created a circular food waste processing system using technology and natural organisms (yep, bugs) to harness the nutrients left in food waste and turn it into natural fertilizers. Better yet, initial studies of these fertilizers in use are showing extraordinary results for sustainable farming practices and increased nutritional content of yielded crops. Read More

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