One significant problem of the first world that is nowhere near being solved is food waste—thousands of tons of food each year. To help reverse the situation, each individual can make take one small step that will become one giant leap for the world.
Every family should plan their weekly menu and do their shopping responsibly, buying only the food and ingredients they need. This process would minimize food waste and help to save money. There are other additional methods to avoid wasting food, such as using an app like Phenix.
Buy surplus food from local businesses
In this application for Android, customers will find a list or map of all the businesses where they can buy surplus food at reasonable prices. All you need to do is activate the location utility on your phone, choose a type of establishment (supermarkets, cafes, prepared food services, catering, etc.), check out what kind of surplus product it offers, and go and make your purchase at the established time.
Users will buy and consume perfectly good food that would have otherwise been thrown away, and at competitive prices. Businesses avoid losses, and users save money and take care of the environment. Everybody wins.