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A desire to eliminate waste leads consumers to share and exchange food sources

Implications - Offering a more interactive method of conserving food, eateries and organizations are utilizing methods of bartering to offer tangible benefits for acts of environmental consideration. Utilizing mobile technology and social engagement, these bartering tactics illustrate a desire for social involvement that prioritizes personal gain.
SCORE: 4.3
Mild Top 4 Examples: 11,529 Total Clicks May 13 - Jun 14
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Consumer Insight Topics: LifestyleFoodEcoSocial Good
Anti-Food Waste Apps - The PareUp App Lets You Buy Excess Food From Retailers at a Low Cost
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 3,130 Clicks Pub: May 8, 14
Anti-Food Waste Apps
The PareUp App Lets You Buy Excess Food From Retailers at a Low Cost
Innovators Margaret Tung, Jason Chen and Anuj Jhunjhunwala joined forces to create the PareUp App, an app that helps eliminate the waste of food, which is a serious problem in North America.... [More]
Home-Cooked Meal Networks - Mealku Works to Let People Barter with Home-Cooked Meals
SCORE: 3.1
Mild 4,092 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 13
Home-Cooked Meal Networks
Mealku Works to Let People Barter with Home-Cooked Meals
Letting people share their home-cooked meals with each other, Mealku acts as a home cook network. The web service works to pickup and deliver home cooked food while awarding generous chefs with &#... [More]
Food Waste Discounts - Diners Exchange Food Waste for Reduced Restaurant Rates
SCORE: 4.3
Mild 3,632 Clicks Pub: Oct 14, 13
Food Waste Discounts
Diners Exchange Food Waste for Reduced Restaurant Rates
Vera Widermann’s BIOMAT concept allows diners to exchange food waste for discounted menu items at participating restaurants. Customers bring their own biodegradable food waste where the... [More]
Food-Swapping Websites - 'Foodsharing.de' Community Exchanges Edibles to Reduce Waste
SCORE: 3.4
Untested 675 Clicks Pub: May 7, 13
Food-Swapping Websites
'Foodsharing.de' Community Exchanges Edibles to Reduce Waste
Annually, 2 billion tons of the uneaten food in the world ends up in the trash; Germany accounts for about 80 kilograms of that waste. In response to these staggering statistics, an online German... [More]