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MORE FOOD, LESS WASTE HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN SUPPORT COMMUNITY-BASED INITIATIVES THAT ENCOURAGE FOOD RECOVERY Ricky Ashenfelter Co-Founder & CEO Spoiler Alert NY Federation…

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MORE FOOD, LESS WASTE HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN SUPPORT COMMUNITY-BASED INITIATIVES THAT ENCOURAGE FOOD RECOVERY Ricky Ashenfelter Co-Founder & CEO Spoiler Alert NY Federation Waste Conference May 2016 BY THE NUMBERS Waste and hunger IN AMERICA, THERE ARE 50 MILLION FOOD INSECURE INDIVIDUALS… YET 40% OF FOOD IS WASTED… $160 BILLION IN LOST VALUE FROM WASTED FOOD LARGEST FOOD WASTE GENERATORS IN BOSTON LARGEST FOOD WASTE GENERATORS IN BOSTON LARGEST FOOD WASTE GENERATORS IN BOSTON LARGEST FOOD WASTE GENERATORS IN BOSTON LARGEST FOOD WASTE GENERATORS IN BOSTON FOOD IS GOING TO WASTE THROUGHOUT NEW ENGLAND BECAUSE ORGANIZATIONS ARE DISCONNECTED MACRO FORCES Impacts on food recovery and waste diversion Recent legislation supports waste reduction and food recovery SEPT. 2015 EPA + USDA 50 percent reduction in food waste by 2030 at national level DEC. 2015 U.S. CONGRESS Enhanced tax deduction for all food donations by any business JAN. 2016 ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION $130M fund for creating secondary markets for wasted food “THE CARROT”: POLICY INCENTIVES CALIFORNIA CONNECTICUT MASSACHUSETTS RHODE ISLAND VERMONT COMMERCIAL FOOD WASTE BANS ARE IN PLACE AUSTIN BOSTON NEW YORK SAN FRANCISCO SEATTLE “THE STICK”: FOOD WASTE BANS Regulation is limiting businesses’ ability to send food to landfill Images from @UglyFruitAndVeg Campaign THE YEAR OF UGLY BUT LOVELY Type EMERGING MOMENTUM TO CREATE SECONDARY MARKETS FOR UGLY BUT LOVELY PRODUCE TAKERMAKERWASTEFOOD INVENTORY LOSSES We take a holistic approach to food recovery and waste diversion Inventory Sold Product Unsold Product “Saleable” “Unsaleable” Discounts Donations Organic Waste Byproducts Salvage / Farms Waste Hauler SPOILER ALERT Overview INTRODUCING Developed at MIT. Online platform. Web, mobile, and tablet. Two years in the making. Extensive research, testing and product development. Beta launched in November 2015. SPOILER ALERT B2B marketplace and collaboration platform for wasted food QUICK POSTING Take 30 seconds to post or record food for sale or donation EASY COMMUNICATIONS Real-time email, text, and in-app notifications CUSTOM FILTERS Control your notifications, geography and distance DATA TRACKING & REPORTING Keep track of donations with online reporting CASE STUDIES Observations in food recovery MAINE & SPOILER ALERT Used to support gleaning, donation and local food hub initiatives CRITICAL COMPONENTS TO SUCCESS 1. Food rescue organizations 2. Value-added processors 3. Secondary resellers 4. Established gleaning initiative 5. Organic waste infrastructure 6. Coordinated collaboration RICKY ASHENFELTER Co-Founder & CEO ricky@foodspoileralert.com @MySpoilerAlert 610-405-8412

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