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Food Rescue Apps: Helpful Ways of Food Waste Reduction

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There is about $660 in wasted food for each person in the United States.

Around one-third of the global’s food output goes uneaten yearly which makes food waste is a major issue. It results in eight percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. To add up to this are the guilty ways of food storage that result in easy vegetable damage. 

Luckily,  tried-and-true methods for reducing food waste already exist. Generally, the food waste reduction methods range from meal planning to buying damaged vegetables.

However, technology can also have a role. By downloading and using some mobile apps, an individual may help to reduce the waste coming from food. 

Food Apps that Help Reduce Food Waste

Below are some examples of apps that are assisting individuals in reducing food waste at work and home.

FOOD RESCUE HERO

First on the list is an app that organizes volunteers to carry leftover food to those who can use it. Food Rescue Hero is the perfect app for those who wish to make a difference beyond their kitchens.

FOODFORALL

FoodForAll connects customers with supplementary meals at neighboring restaurants and cafes. It’s great for folks who don’t mind eating leftovers the next day or who dine late.

OLIO

Olio is a food-sharing app similar to FoodForAll, but instead of linking companies and customers, it connects neighbors. You can upload a photo of your sharing food for people so that they can claim it, every time you prepared too much soup.