Sharing Leftovers, Peer to Peer Style

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I thought I had seen the edge of what the sharing economy had to offer when I learned about peer-to-peer dog sharing, but, the edge keeps moving. LeftoverSwap, a soon-to-be-released smartphone app, enables people to share their leftovers with hungry people nearby. Here’s how it works: you take a photo of your leftovers and upload it to the app. People in the area can request the food either via barter or giveaway.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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