Fighting Food Waste
It’s a staggering statistic: In the United States, 40% of the food produced every year is ultimately wasted, both in restaurants and our own kitchens. Fortunately, there has been a recent surge to combat food waste while saving money, resulting in apps that help businesses get rid of a daily surplus by offering leftover food to customers at a discount. One of those apps is Too Good To Go, which made its U.S. debut two years ago and has steadily become available in cities across the country. I tried the app a few times over the course of a week to discover how I could fight food waste at a local level. Here’s what I found.