Food Rescue Group in Hawaii Reduces Food Waste


Last year covid. Nineteen lockdowns forced many restaurants to close and events to be cancelled at the last minute. So a lot of food that was already purchased stood to be wasted. There were a lot of businesses that were faced with that harsh reality that they just had so much food. That could not be utilized. Philip kosta directs the harvest a hawaiian food rescue organization. The group quickly mobilized to collect that and distributed tip people in need as the pandemic warren chefs whose restaurants were closed rush to help meet the growing demand. Aloha harvest partnered with an organization called chef. Who we and we started to prepare foods and get that out to the community so ready to eat ready a heat type of meals. Rescuing food not only helps feed people. It can also reduce global warming pollution because last food needs to be grown packaged and shipped and less waste and up rotting and landfills and releasing methane a potent greenhouse gas. We wanna make sure that everything that's produced is consumed in some way and not wasted. We need to do a much better job of utilizing our precious food

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