Apps that fight food waste

Updated: Jul 6, 2019

Has it ever occurred to you how much food restaurants and grocery stores are wasting (and yeah, also how much food we are wasting individually)?


"Roughly 1/3 of all food produced globally is wasted every year."


I think that is shocking.

So first of all: don't waste food.

Secondly: look at all these apps that you can support in fighting food waste.


Many of those apps allow restaurants to list food that they haven't sold and would throw away. Instead, users can pick it up for a reduced price! The app Olio connects individuals who have food to give away with people who are happy to pick it up and use it. But there are many more. Many are restricted to specific locations but you may want to just check them out anyway, in case you happen to travel there - and maybe, you can help bring an app to your hometown or country?


Australia & New Zealand:


Y-Waste


Canada:


Flashfood


Europe:


Too Good to Go


Karma


United States:


Food for All


GoMkt


Food Rescue


Flashfood


India:


NoFoodWasted.In


Netherlands:


NoFoodWasted


Spain:


Yo no Desperdicio


Also: Are you or do you know someone who is working at a grocery store or a restaurant?"


Tell them about these apps. One simple introduction could help rescue a ton of feed and feed dozens of people!


Here's a few apps for restaurants and grocery stores in the US who want to make their food available to people who need it.


Transfer-nation


Food Cowboy


Goodr


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