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We’re experts in food rescue and can help you do your part at home too.


Value of food thrown out by every Canadian household annually

8.9 Million

Tonnes of CO2 that could be averted by preventing this waste, the equivalent of

2.7 Million

Cars off the road each year

Best before is not awful after

Best before is not awful after

Lack of awareness about best before dates is a major cause of food waste in the home. We’ve created a fun, interactive learning experience for folks at home to better understand date labels.

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You can’t change what you don’t know

Before you can make improvements on your food waste, you need to know exactly how much food you are wasting. We’re here to help! Our brief, interactive tutorial on food waste auditing gives you the tools you need to conduct your own waste audit at home.

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Second Harvest needs you

Already mastered food waste at home? Take the next step by joining the Waste Wise Revolution! There’s lots of other options too. Whether you want to volunteer your time, provide financial support, or spread the word about what we do, we would love to welcome you into our family.

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Learn more about food waste prevention in our work and the community in our Harvest Journal.

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