6 comments on “Replate.org: Recycle your food

  1. Hi! Just discovered your web, and I can say you just got another person that will read you with frecuency. Really nice work.

    Related to the topic. I work at an hospital’s kitchen in Uk (not for too long, time to go to uni and hopefully become a designer) and the waste we through out at the end of the day, is amazing. Apart from the money waste(which is what most bothers them..), I always think “why don’ t they just call some organization that will give this food to people that need it?”. Then the fact that all the stuff have to pay for their meals(yeah we don’t mind to through out loads off food, but pay for it). I suppose that…no one cares.

    The idea of the post is great, at least people should start being more concious of the value of food in this world.

  2. I agree with your concept. I work for a small NGO in Melbourne called SecondBite. We make a positive difference to people by identifying and collecting sources of surplus food that would otherwise go to waste and redistributing it to food relief agencies who use the fresh produce to make nutritious meals for homeless and disadvanaged people. Last year we rescued 132 tonnes of fresh food from ending up as landfill. This was enough food to create 264,000 hearty 500gm meals. This was a saving of over 160 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions! see http://www.secondbite.org

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  4. I love the idea of recycling food. I’m a server, and it hurts me everytime I or someone else throws away perfectly good food. I have always wanted to figure out a way that restaurants could save leftovers (using good judgement, of course) to donate to people who are less fortunate. If anyone has any suggestions to help get this idea in full swing, please comment. I just hate to waste, especially today with the economy in the shape that it is. I really only have dreams of helping, and no idea how to get things started.

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