November 2, 2010

Sierra Magazine: Bike Program Drives Down Food Waste

For many Americans, November begins a string of waistline-expanding holidays that make America's waste problem (about 25% of our prepared food ends up in the garbage) seem even more pronounced. So we were happy to learn that one Oregon company is keeping edibles out of the landfill and promoting healthy, green transportation at the same time.

B-Line, a sustainable delivery service, recently started the B-Shares program, which uses bicycles to distribute surplus food from local markets to homeless shelters and food kitchens.

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