By Erin Valentine
There are 1.3 billion tons of food wasted each year. Millions of people go hungry, yet food waste is still a huge problem. Reducing the amount of food waste is a necessity to creating a sustainable future.
- FoodStar – It notifies users about farm sales. Users are alerted when a store nearby has flash sales on food or certain products.
- LoveFoodHateWaste – A UK non-profit organization, LFHW helps users utilize their leftovers by putting in what food they have in the kitchen and what recipes they can make from it.
- Wise Up on Waste – This program encourages people to request food with less packaging, create less waste and to recycle more.