Startups Try To Reroute Food Waste To The Hungry

Startups Try To Reroute Food Waste To The Hungry

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Transition Sarasota's Suncoast Gleaning Project-CCA pair of brothers in Washington DC are working toward becoming the air traffic controllers of food, trying to redirect discarded food from dumpsters to hunger relief groups.

Startups like Food Cowboy, founded by Richard and Roger Gordon, see wasted food as a business opportunity.

Some, like CropMobster, are using Craigslist or Twitter so that people who have crops or surplus they can’t use, can post the availability to others who can divert it to better use.

(READ the story from NPR News)

Thanks to Joel Arellano for submitting the link on our Facebook Page!
Photo credit: Transition Sarasota’s Suncoast Gleaning Project-CC

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