Food Friday: App Helps Restaurants Sell Leftovers

Cutting Food Waste
Randy McCollam, a dishwasher at Capers Cafe on the passenger concourse takes food waste in biodegradable bags, right, amongst other recyclable materials, to a dumpster at Portland International Airport in Portland, Ore., Thursday Nov. 20, 2008. The airport is ramping up a three-year-old program to install food-only trash cans. The food waste is collected in biodegradable bags and given to the city to use as compost, said Stan Jones, aviation environmental compliance manager at the airport. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens) Associated Press
Cutting Food Waste
Randy McCollam, a dishwasher at Capers Cafe on the passenger concourse takes food waste in biodegradable bags, right, amongst other recyclable materials, to a dumpster at Portland International Airport in Portland, Ore., Thursday Nov. 20, 2008. The airport is ramping up a three-year-old program to install food-only trash cans. The food waste is collected in biodegradable bags and given to the city to use as compost, said Stan Jones, aviation environmental compliance manager at the airport. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens) Associated Press

Food Friday: App Helps Restaurants Sell Leftovers

The U.S. wastes an estimated 30 to 40% of its food supply. A new app hopes to reverse the trend by connecting restaurants with leftovers to hungry customers.

GUESTS: Claire Oliverson, U.S. head of marketing at Too Good To Go

Laurene Hynson, owner of Sweet Maple Cafe

Tim Murphy, co-owner of Dante’s Pizzeria