Europeans throw away 90 million tons of food each year, including produce from supermarkets and breads from bakeries. A new German website aims to connect surplus food with people who want it.
You can find anything except meat on Foodsharing.de and it’s free to anyone who needs it. (Click the British flag in the left corner for the English version)
Some 40 tons of food have been given away since the network launched online 18 months ago. More than 41,000 people have signed up.
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