World In Progress: Managing food waste with maggots in Indonesia 05.06.2019
| 10:08 mins.
Food and green waste make up more than 50 percent of all garbage in low and middle income countries. It is a huge problem — clogging up landfills, contaminating recyclable plastics, and releasing greenhouse gases as it decomposes.
But, as innovative new projects in Indonesia demonstrate, garbage can also provide opportunities for local people.