How USU students are fighting food waste on campus

October 8, 2020

We love hearing from our partners who have joined us in our food rescue mission! We spoke to Ben from the University of Sydney Union who has partnered been with us since we launched in Sydney, sharing with us how partnering with BMH has helped with reducing food waste on campus.

"Currently six USU venues are utilising the platform to reduce our food waste - both at end of day & when we have unforeseen food wastage. Prior to COVID we were seeing a great uptake of students using the app and getting great results daily. We hope as students continue to return they will utilise the app to help us achieve of goal of zero retail food waste."

Meals you can rescue from Abercrombie Terrace on the app

"The overwhelming response is that students love the idea of being able to purchase food at discounted prices whilst contributing to our own sustainability goals and ultimately improving the environmental footprint of the campus."

"Food waste is dumb and there is no need for it. Every individual should be taking steps to reduce their own food waste, whether that is in how they prepare their meals, make purchase decisions or operate food businesses. Pre–covid the issue of food insecurity was so critical in our community and now it couldn’t be more important."

"Consumers and business have a dual role to play in ensuring we work together to not only reduce food waste and the emissions associated with this, but continue to redirect perfectly good food to those that need it most. Bring Me Home is an integral part of our business moving forward and we are proud to be one of the first businesses in NSW to adopt the platform.” - Ben

If you have a food business or know of one who should be on our app, let us know!