A volunteer from Breadline with unsold food for delivery to charities helping needy families in Hong Kong. Food rescue apps are a recent addition to the fight against food waste, and one has begun operating in the city. Photo: Breadline A volunteer from Breadline with unsold food for delivery to charities helping needy families in Hong Kong. Food rescue apps are a recent addition to the fight against food waste, and one has begun operating in the city. Photo: Breadline
A volunteer from Breadline with unsold food for delivery to charities helping needy families in Hong Kong. Food rescue apps are a recent addition to the fight against food waste, and one has begun operating in the city. Photo: Breadline

Food rescue: restaurants, shops and apps reduce food waste by applying technology

  • Thousands of tonnes of unsold and uneaten food end up in Hong Kong’s landfills every day, adding to greenhouse gases. It’s a worldwide problem
  • Now restaurants, shops and NGOs are linking with apps to sell food and meals at a discount to their users and funnel unused food to the needy

Topic |   Food and Drinks
A volunteer from Breadline with unsold food for delivery to charities helping needy families in Hong Kong. Food rescue apps are a recent addition to the fight against food waste, and one has begun operating in the city. Photo: Breadline A volunteer from Breadline with unsold food for delivery to charities helping needy families in Hong Kong. Food rescue apps are a recent addition to the fight against food waste, and one has begun operating in the city. Photo: Breadline
A volunteer from Breadline with unsold food for delivery to charities helping needy families in Hong Kong. Food rescue apps are a recent addition to the fight against food waste, and one has begun operating in the city. Photo: Breadline
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