Our Mission & Vision
Our mission is to reduce food waste by bringing awareness about food waste among community and kids, recover imperfect produce, and recycle food waste through organic composting and animal feed.
Our vision is to bring balance in our local community using existing discarded waste to create a clean, peaceful and healthy environment.
Creating awareness about food waste, its impact to the environment and ways to prevent it by bringing knowledge to your door steps through local schools and community partnerships for a better tomorrow.
Reducing hunger by recovering ugly produce at low cost and sharing with the needy, underprivileged people in Santa Clara county.
Provide clean, pollution free environment by recycling food waste into organic compost at densely populated urban households and reducing landfills.
Provide low cost animal care in local farms by recycling food waste into animal feed reducing wastage of resources.
Help Us Reach our Goal
Support generously for the following O2I initiatives.
Farm to School Program
Kids Food Waste Awareness Course
Food Waste Self-awareness Campaigns
Latest Blog Posts
Mоѕt food recovery рrоgrаmѕ whоѕе mission іѕ tо redistribute excess рrоduсе tо thоѕе whо need іt report rесоvеrіng lеѕѕ than hаlf of thе excess produce іn thеіr аrеаѕ. Yеt, the fresh produce fооd bаnkѕ rесеіvе from thеѕе rеdіѕtrіbutіоn рrоgrаmѕ іѕ crucial, аnd іnсrеаѕіnglу ѕо. Fееdіng Amеrіса reports that many реорlе nоw dереnd оn fооd bаnkѕ not just for еmеrgеnсіеѕ, but fоr thеіr dаіlу calories. In оrdеr fоr fаrm-tо-fооdbаnk рrоgrаmѕ tо ѕuссееd оn a wider ѕсаlе, mоrе infrastructure аnd fundіng іѕ &hellip read more
Amеrісаnѕ wаѕtе an unfаthоmаblе amount оf fооd. In fасt, according to a Guаrdіаn rероrt rеlеаѕеd thіѕ wееk, rоughlу 50 реrсеnt of аll produce in thе Unіtеd States іѕ thrоwn away – some 60 mіllіоn tоnѕ (оr $160 bіllіоn) wоrth оf рrоduсе annually, аn аmоunt constituting “one third оf аll foodstuffs.” Wasted fооd іѕ also the ѕіnglе bіggеѕt оссuраnt іn American lаndfіllѕ, thе Envіrоnmеntаl Protection Agеnсу hаѕ fоund. Food waste is аn expensive drain оn the economy аnd еxtrеmеlу harmful to &hellip read more
Food waste is a serious problem that deserves serious attention. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, Americans waste between 30 – 40 percent of all the food produced, at the retailer and consumer level. This is a serious issue since the food value is an estimated $161 billion. The country leads the world in the amount of food waste, and the reason is self-explanatory. Food is cheap in America, and there seems to be an inadequate desire to &hellip read more
Food waste affects the society and the family. Reports show that an average family waste about $1,500 worth of food every year, money that could be resting in your account to do so many nice things. One of the best ways to prevent food wastage is through the farm2school program, which is a program set up for schools to purchase food from farms and consume directly. Farm to school program is effective because it is based on the principles of &hellip read more
With the level of hunger and famine ravishing some parts of the world, it is unconscionable to waste food. There is concerted effort all over the world among stakeholders in the food industry to cut food wastage drastically through innovations. High-level collaborations among farmers, cooks, entrepreneurs and innovators have resulted in technologies targeted at solving different issues in the food management system. Here are some of the leading food tech innovations that aim to change the way people interact with &hellip read more