Karma – Fight food waste by simply eating

Karma is dedicated to battling one of the world’s largest climate issues: food waste. Founded by four Swedish entrepreneurs in 2016, the Karma app connects consumers to restaurants and grocery stores with surplus food for sale, allowing retailers to sell their surplus food at half price – instead of having great food go to waste.

Elsa Bernadotte, Co-Founder & COO of Karma explaines: “Our mission at Karma is super clear: we want to eliminate food waste throughout the food chain. Not only by reselling it, but also predict and prevent food waste from happening in the first place.”

“Over a third of all food globally ends up in the bin, contributing to eight percent of greenhouse gases. It can feel like an overwhelming crisis. At Karma though – we believe that no matter how small and effortless each action is, the collective impact can be huge in driving change.”

“That’s why we created the company. To make it easier for people to protect the planet on an individual level. Our retailers can reduce their waste by uploading food that would otherwise end up in the bin, and our customers can eat in a way that is planet-positive while saving money,” says Elsa.

About 12% of the Swedish population is already using Karma regularly. In France and the UK, the number is rising steadily. Karma has now saved over 5 million meals and over 2.5 tonnes of CO2 emissions. The app is used by over 10,000 restaurants and has 1.5 million users.

Article source & more about Karma at: sustainabilityguide.eu

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