A new UN report released on March 4, 2021 reveals that almost 1 billion tonnes of food is wasted each year – far more than previously estimated.
With these simple food waste tips, you’ll get more out of your groceries! Refrigerating and freezing, canning and dehydrating, as well as portioning and storage all have a big impact on keeping your food fresh for longer. You can reduce food waste at home by following these tips found here:
New report suggests Canadians may be wasting 13.5% more food at home since start of pandemic.
Flashfood app allows you to buy high quality, surplus grocery items at steep discounts, up to 50% off without using digital coupons. Flash food is available in grocery stores like Loblaws (Real Canadian Superstore) or Maxi (Quebec). You’ll save money on your grocery shopping while, basically saving the planet.
FoodMesh is a Vancouver based technology company building digital solutions for food recovery in response to a desire to solve two global problems: avoidable food waste and food insecurity. We develop apps and programs to safely match surplus commercial food with businesses and charities. We simplify the local food distribution channel by 'meshing' supply and demand.
Our aim is to REDUCE WASTE, SAVE MONEY, and FEED MORE.
In the average Canadian household, one in four produce items gets thrown in the garbage. That’s like throwing away $600 a year! By sharpening your food storage skills, you’ll save both food and money.
New report by Second Harvest, agency that works to reduce food waste, says one-third of loss could be rescued.