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?
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.
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.
Every year, we dedicate September to raising awareness about hunger and finding solutions to tackling food insecurity. This Hunger Action Month we’re focused on action. Here’s a list of actions you can take today!
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.
Based in Glen Haven, Nova Scotia, The Helm Center offers addictions recovery program for men to help them find restoration, purpose and direction. This non-profit works closely with Sobeys Timberlea to receive rescued food and turn it into fresh nutritious meals for their residents.
Gamification is everywhere in 2023, from online experiences to in-store activations. Leveraging this powerful tool to engage and inspire positive changes, Second Harvest and Enable Education launch Still Good to Eat, a web-based interactive game that aims to tackle food waste at a household level and help you save on groceries.
The Second Harvest Food Rescue App has become a powerful tool in many ways, in particular to secure recurring donations of surplus food from local businesses for their programs. Check out this true success story.
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.
To warm your heart this challenging, yet hopeful holiday season, here are thank you notes from Canadians who received rescued food donations this year. Thanks to the generosity of our donors and supporters, 4.3 million Canadians got the nourishment they needed from Second Harvest in 2022.
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.