Olioex – The Food Sharing Revolution

13 July, 2018 | by SEN Team

Amazing initiative to take action against food waste…

Olioex is the food sharing platform that will connect you to your neighbors and nearby restaurants to help prevent wastage of food. You can easily share your food with those who want it and avoid food waste. It is the perfect food waste solution that will allow us to protect our environment and deserving individuals will never sleep on an empty stomach.

Key facts

  • Food waste is the 3rd largest cause of the production of greenhouse gases in the world.
  • About 1/3 of the food items goes to waste every year because no one wants to eat them.
  • Half of the food waste comes from the house in all the developed countries.

The problem

Food waste is the biggest issue of the present age. In the developed countries we are wasting a reasonable amount of food that can be used to serve hundreds of individuals in the underdeveloped countries. We know that the food in our house cannot reach the poor of the underdeveloped countries. However, there are several homeless individuals around us who have to sleep on an empty stomach because they did not find a job today or the owner did not pay them. There is a lot of food in our fridge that we know will go into the dustbin because no one is interested in having it.

Healthy and nutritious food that is wasted can feed some 2 billion people, more than twice the number of undernourished people in the world, according to data from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Losses occur throughout the production chain: discarded in production and harvest, also during processing and packaging, destroyed during transport, thrown away by supermarkets, restaurants and then the consumer.

The Solution

Olioex has introduced the perfect food waste solution. It is the technological application that will help the individuals to connect with each other and nearby food cafes and restaurants. There are many families who do not have food and they will try to visit the nearby dustbin to find any wasted food items. Olioex is providing all the homeless and poor families a facility to have a decent dinner. It will connect you with your neighbors and cafes who have some extra food available that they will throw in the waste. Do not let them waste it and go get the perfect meal before it reaches the dustbin.

 

81% of us would be happy to receive food from a neighbour

– Hubbub

 

Helping people

Olioex will help the individuals to have a healthy meal every night. There are many children and adults who are malnutrition because they do not get a proper meal. This is the reason they suffer from deadly diseases. However, the Olioex will help you have a proper meal so that you will not have to deal with any dangerous diseases. It will reduce the rate of individuals getting sick. In this way, the lifespan of the individuals will increase. It will help mothers to assure that they will give their children a proper meal. As well as the families giving away food will have the peace of mind that their food items are serving someone instead of going into the dustbin.

The planet

Olioex will not only help the poor individuals but also the planet. It will help in the reduction of food waste that happens because of the house and restaurant food waste. In this way, the harmful gases and chemicals produced by wasted food will be reduced. Insects like flies and mosquitoes lay eggs on wasted food. They will not find waste to lay their eggs on and it will protect the society for dangerous diseases.

Olioex food waste solutions will help protect the environment in the best way. It is important for us to engage in this healthy activity and protect ourselves and our planet.

LOCATION(S)
,,London,United Kingdom
START DATE
9 February 2015
PEOPLE INVOLVED
Tessa Cook and Saasha Celestial-One, Co-Founders of OLIO