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One cutting-edge waste disposal solution under consideration at Microsoft is to feed the waste to black soldier fly larvae, which can then be processed into a high-protein food for fish or chickens.

Minding waste at Microsoft

From traditional recycling and composting programs to exotic technologies utilizing big data, black fly larvae and drawing water out of the atmosphere, the high-tech giant is at the forefront of the battle for a sustainable planet.

Microsoft’s huge headquarters campus in Redmond, Wash., is not only a small city with its some 44,000 onsite employees, but also a great platform for testing various ways conservation, sustainability and waste reduction strategies can be put in effect on a significant scale.

And that is a mission the high-tech giant takes very seriously, as was validated most recently by Microsoft’s reportedly becoming the first technology company to receive “zero waste” certif

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