Delivery companies finding ways to help restaurants donate excess food

Shalina Chatlani Feb 19, 2019
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Nearly one-third of food prepared by restaurants and grocery stores winds up as waste, according to the EPA. krblokhin/iStock/Getty Images Plus

Delivery companies finding ways to help restaurants donate excess food

Shalina Chatlani Feb 19, 2019
Nearly one-third of food prepared by restaurants and grocery stores winds up as waste, according to the EPA. krblokhin/iStock/Getty Images Plus
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Nearly one-third of food prepared by restaurants and grocery stores winds up as waste, according to data cited by the Environmental Protection Agency. It can be awkward and costly for restaurants to coordinate transport of their surplus food to shelters or food banks, but food delivery companies like Postmates and DoorDash have started offering restaurants a way of doing just that. 

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