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New Smartphone App Will Let You Buy and Sell Leftover Food

New Smartphone App Will Let You Buy and Sell Leftover Food

Is your massive plate of pasta from the Cheesecake Factory a little too much to handle in one sitting? A new smartphone app hopes to let users who find themselves with leftovers make money off their uneaten food. LeftoverSwap allows users to upload pictures of unfinished meals (along with a location), and let other nearby users bid on it. Though germaphobes may find the idea a little ambitious, the company says that their goal is to encourage community-oriented transactions and help eliminate food waste. The app makers say that because 40% of the food we produce is wasted and 25% of Americans don’t know their own neighbors’ names, their app offers a perfect solution to our modern social problems. The site also said there’s another good reason to start using the app: “There’s less waste and fewer people picking through dumpsters: a win-win”…

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