On average restaurants are throwing away 15.7% of the food they purchase each year.

Donating that food can save thousands in tax deductions

Learn how with our “Five Steps to Food Recovery” guide:

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Too often grocery stores and restaurants find themselves throwing out food, when there is great need in nearby communities. MEANS Database modernizes food recovery in 48 states and the District of Columbia by connecting excess food to organizations and individuals who need it.

In just three years, MEANS’ innovative web platform has helped recover over 1.5 million pounds of food that would have otherwise been thrown out. You can join MEANS on our mission to waste less and feed more by donating your unsold food.