As we prepare to spread joy in the holiday season, keep the planet in mind. We’ve rounded up some eco-friendly holiday shopping and gift-giving tips.
A portion of the proceeds from each purchase goes directly towards our food rescue and redistribution efforts, making a warm healthy meal within reach for everyone.
Rather than weeks after weeks of uninspired reheats, why not embark on a culinary adventure by giving those leftovers a makeover?
The AGM was an important opportunity to recognize the tremendous support from our partners, donors and volunteers, as well as showcase the impact we made together in 2023.
Learn how to turn these common food packaging items into useful and unique treasures!
Learn more about the incredible efforts of our donors, partners and volunteers and the critical impact we have collectively achieved in 2013.
In Korea, it’s illegal to throw food waste in landfills. The country converts a whopping 95% of its food waste into fertilizer, biogas and animal feed. What’s behind this remarkable success?
Giving Tuesday is a global movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.
The Second Harvest Truck Pull Challenge was more than just a physical feat; it was a powerful statement against food waste and food insecurity in Canada.
Finland is widely recognized as a global leader in sustainability and environmental responsibility. With a commitment to diminishing the environmental impact of food waste and enhancing food security, the country has implemented a range of pioneering strategies and initiatives.
This year’s World Food Day highlights the importance of water, a precious resource vital to our well-being, agricultural and industrial needs, as well as the health of our planet.
Over the past year, Gloria has become a familiar face among Second Harvest’s supporters. She has gotten so much from volunteering and wants to give back even more.
Composting is a great way to reduce food waste and build a circular ecosystem in your backyard. Don’t throw away food scraps like vegetable peels, egg shells or coffee grounds! Follow the tips below and compost them instead.
The Japanese culture promotes Mottainai, meaning “don’t waste what is valuable.” How does the country’s food waste policy align with this mindset? Learn how Japan is tackling food waste with the Act on Promotion of Food Loss and Waste Reduction.
When it comes to protecting and investing in our planet and eliminating food waste, there is still so much to be done. But it’s annual celebrations and educational days like Earth Day 2023 and Stop Food Waste Day that makes us focus our efforts and get the hard work done.
Looking for fun and festive, yet meaningful holiday employee engagement ideas? Get into the winter holiday spirit this year by giving back, volunteering, donating, and supporting good causes together as a team.
Organizations in the food industry are always working toward reducing food loss and waste (FLW). It’s time to double down on our efforts. If not for our current climate crisis, rising food insecurity and unsustainable food loss and waste, then for our bottom lines and improving efficiencies.
In honour of October’s Circular Economy Month in Canada, we’re taking a deep look at what a circular economy is. Find how it can help us rethink—and renew—our relationship with waste for a more sustainable future in Canada and beyond.
In February 2022 we said goodbye to our old office and moved into our new home. In only a few months since we moved to our new facility, which offers 5,000 square feet of fridge and freezer space, we are already on track to rescue and redistribute more delicious surplus food than ever, and we’re only getting started.
Our research discovered that 3.2 million tonnes of surplus edible food is produced by Canada’s food industry each year. Of that, 96% is not rescued and redistributed for human consumption. Learn the five blockers and opportunities for the food industry to rescue food loss and waste.