Bug Breeders Are Cultivating Waste-Guzzling Flies to Gobble Up America’s Trash

The tiny insects could simultaneously tackle three of the biggest environmental issues in the United States

Colleen Stinchcombe
Future Human

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Photos: Colleen Stinchcombe; Guillaume Souvant/Getty Images

Parked under an awning of trees in Camas, Washington, Doug Knippel’s converted semitruck trailer smells like strong, sour beer. It’s the scent of…

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Colleen Stinchcombe
Future Human

Journalist covering the environment, health, and outdoor recreation. colleenstinchcombe.com