Welcome to the Food Rescue Locator, a directory of organizations across the United States that rescue, glean, transport, prepare, and distribute food to the needy in their communities. Often staffed by volunteers, food rescue programs play an important role in feeding the hungry and reducing food waste. Please contact the individual food recovery organizations to learn about donation needs, guidelines and potential tax deductions before donating food.
Photos courtesy Rescuing Leftover Cuisine and Boulder Food Rescue
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1913 Grayson Avenue
McAllen TX 78504
Hours of Operation:
Seasonal, Call for hours
We Rescue From:
Farm, Grocery & Other Retailers, Restaurants, Food Service Providers, Farmers' Markets, Events, Run Logistics for Others to Rescue
We Donate To:
Food Bank, Food Pantry, Shelter, Low-income or Transitional Housing, Individuals, Farms (for animal feed), Other Non-profits
Posted on November 3rd 2017 by Sustainable America
Parent or not, Halloween candy is inescapable this time of year. Between your kids’ haul, the leftovers from what you give out to trick or treaters and the snack bowl at work, most of us are facing more candy than we can or should eat.
To deal with this candy deluge, many people let their kids eat it for a week then simply throw away the rest when the novelty wears off. We get it—we shouldn’t sacrifice our health for the sake of reducing food waste. But before you send that sack full of sugary treats to the landfill, consider these ideas.
Posted on October 31st 2017 by Sustainable America
It happens, we know. You’re picking up a friend, waiting for a food order, or just trying to warm up your car on cold morning — and you leave it running for a little while. It’s easy to let those minutes tick by, but getting into the habit of turning your car off when you’ll be idle for more than 10 seconds can make a big difference for your pocketbook and the planet.
We put together this infographic to illustrate the many benefits of turning off your car. Be part of the solution by taking our pledge to Turn It Off when you’ll be idle for more than 10 seconds.