Tag Archives: app

Falling Fruit: Foraging Friend

Ever see a bunch of rotten apples at the bottom of a tree and wish you’d arrived earlier? If only you’d known about that tree a few weeks ago…if only there was a way to map “public fruit.” Soon, there will be an app for that. Falling Fruit, a resource for finding global urban edibles, […]

June 2, 2014 | Posted in Freegan, Technology, Tree Gleaning | Comments closed

You Gonna Eat That, Neighbor?

Eating other people’s leftovers isn’t for everyone, but it is for someone.¬†LeftoverSwap app founder Dan Newman hopes that others aside from me (and foragers and freegans) are interested in the notion. The app, due out by the end of this month, will facilitate leftover sharing or trading. You post a picture of your leftovers and […]

August 1, 2013 | Posted in Household, Leftovers, Restaurant | Comments closed

Zeroing Out

Zero Percent has an admirable goal–zero percent food waste. The just-launched site/app will allow participating restaurants to offer real time discounts as the end of the night approaches to avoid waste. The idea needs to gather restaurant interest, which will hopefully build momentum. Once Zero Percent gets rolling, you’d be able to check your phone […]

October 3, 2011 | Posted in Restaurant | Comments closed

An App for Avoiding Waste

The iTunes description of the Green Egg Shopper App of starts like this: Reduce food waste by never missing ‘Use by’ dates. Now that’s my kind of app. The Green Egg app–not to be confused with the smokers–helps avoid food waste in a few, neat ways. First, it allows you to make a handy grocery […]

November 29, 2010 | Posted in Supermarket, Technology | Comments closed