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Resources

SMARTPHONE APPS

greeneggshopper

A nifty app that allows you to inventory what you buy while monitoring the shelf life of those items.

WEB CONTENT

wastedfood

Follow food waste expert Jonathan Bloom on his blog site to get the latest information about food waste as well as tips for how you can reduce your food waste footprint.

myfridgefood

This is a simple, easy-to-use website that generates recipes based on your available ingredients.

supercook

This website, like myfridgefood.com, generates recipes based on your available ingredients, but is more comprehensive and customizable.

eatbydate

This website is a database of food shelf life, food safety, food storage, and recipes.  Since food labels are not federally regulated, this is an invaluable resource.

foodcowboyFood Cowboy rescues blemished, rejected (but still safe to eat), and wholesale food and redirects them to charities.  They also help food waste be composted or redirected for alternative energy uses.

zeropercentZero Percent helps restaurants get rid of surplus food by posting donations on an online food donations marketplace.  Volunteers from nearby soup kitchens, shelters, and charities are then notified when new donations are posted and alerted to pick them up.

stopwastingfoodThe Stop Wasting Food movement (Stop Spild Af Mad) is Denmark’s largest non-profit consumer movement against food waste.  Their website has a lot of articles and videos pertaining to food waste including a TedxTalk by Selina Juul.

LITERATURE

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American Wasteland   by Jonathan Bloom

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