Municipal WGP Draft Credit 3: Food Rescue Programs/Projects (x points)

Intent:

Prevent healthy and consumable food from being wasted.

Requirements:

Tier 1: Implement a daily food rescue program for healthy and consumable food that serves at least [50 people.

and/or,

Implement a program of heavily discounted pricing for food near or at expiration date in [10% of grocery establishments within the municipality’s borders.

Tier 2: Implement a daily food rescue program that serves at least [100 people.

and/or,

Implement a program of heavily discounted pricing for food near or at expiration date in [25% of grocery establishments.

Potential Strategies:

  • Connect residents with food rescue smartphone applications that alert user whenever excess food becomes available for discounted or free consumption (ex: Food for All, Gebni, goMkt, etc).
  • “Spoiler Alert” for products with limited lifetime esp. food.

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