How I Began Farming Black Soldier Fly Larva to Combat Food Waste and Feed Neighbor Chickens

First question: What the heck are Black Soldier Fly Larva (BSFL)? If you asked me that question before this summer, I would’ve been just as oblivious as you. It was only after I went outside to dump my kitchen scraps in my backyard compost did I notice a bunch of fat, juicy looking larva devouring … More How I Began Farming Black Soldier Fly Larva to Combat Food Waste and Feed Neighbor Chickens

Interview with Bob Gedert -Waste Reduction Guru

Bob Gedert has been in the sustainable materials management industry for over 40 years, and is a champion of waste reduction. While serving as Austin Resource Recovery department director, Mr. Gedert was responsible for a 400-employee operation that provided services to Austin citizens, including trash, recycling, yard trimmings collection, street sweeping, litter and dead animal … More Interview with Bob Gedert -Waste Reduction Guru

Chive Events Gives Bostonians an Option for Waste-Free Catering

I’ve been working in Boston’s catering industry for almost four years now, beginning as a server for The Catered Affair (TCA) while attending undergraduate school. It started out as a good way¬†to meet friendly people and earn a little money, but I never took it very seriously as a step along my career trajectory. Now, … More Chive Events Gives Bostonians an Option for Waste-Free Catering