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The Hive Explorer

Close The Food Waste Loop

The Hive Explorer is the beginning of your sustainable lifestyle. It will take you on a journey of up-cycling food waste, producing natural fertiliser and learning how to live sustainably from our oldest allies: insects

Smart And Compact - The Hive Explorer's Design And Technology Awards:

Three Ways To Be A Zero Waste Hero:

Hive Hero At Home

Learn how to start a circular system (or a closed loop, as we like to call it) right from your home with your kitchen leftovers. Feed them to your ‘mealies’ 🐛  and watch them turn your waste into nutrients.


Hive Hero By Learning

The Hive Explorer does not come alone. There are plenty of ways to use it, and we made sure to pack everything you can learn in a multitude of info-rich resources. Check out your magazine, online webinars and use our science kit to get a closer look!


Hive Hero At School

Students deserve out-of-the-box learning that sticks! We take a learn-by-daring approach to STEM, the Hive Explorer curriculum is designed to be ready to roll, hands on and empowering for learners. Aligned with most international curricula, take your students on a thirteen lessons journey to a more sustainable lifestyle.


Explore Unlimited Possibilities

Enter the world of sustainability and learn how to close the food waste loop with The Hive Explorer’s activities

Zero Waste Home

Explore How Insects Upcycle Your Food Waste

Feed your mealworms your kitchen scraps and harvest them as an alternative protein and collect their poop as fertiliser
Education Exercises

Experiment With Mealworm Powered Clean Air

Find out how mealworm poop fertilises microalgae cultures to power their CO2 absorbing effect
Zero Waste Home

Treat Your Plants With Mealworm Fertiliser

Mealworms droppings or 'Frass' as we like to call it is the perfect fertiliser for your plants
Education Exercise

Learn How To Code Using The Hive Explorer

Our coding lesson allows you to connect you laptop to The Hive Explorer and change and control its hardware and technology
Education Exercises

Practice Growing Edible Greens On Mealworm Poop

Use mealworm fertiliser to stimulate the growth of healthy microgreens

You Are In Good Company! Other Hive Heroes Have Said...


It helps me create a little cycle at home: vegetable scraps become bug feed, bugs become source of protein.

Natalia, NL
Los Angeles, CA

It's fascinating breeding your own livestock, and it is cool seeing the life stages.

Theresa, AT
Los Angeles, CA

I like the idea, the product itself that it is compact; I would never think about growing worms at home without that, even though I tried at least once the mealworm dishes before.

Martin, USA
Los Angeles, CA

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