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Startups try to reroute food waste to the hungry

Serri Graslie / October 30, 2013 / www.npr.org

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Startups try to reroute food waste to the hungry

Food waste is a significant problem in the United States, with 40 per cent of food in the country going uneaten according to a report by the Natural Resources Defense Council. In response, startups like Food Cowboy and CropMobster are trying to connect food that would otherwise go to waste with groups that can make use of it. Serri Graslie at NPR takes a look at how these companies are working to tackle food waste and hunger.

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