October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020

Join the movement to erase food waste.

The Save The Food San Diego EcoChallenge is a regional challenge to minimize food waste. By making small shifts in how you shop, prepare, and store food, you can toss less, eat well, and save money. We invite you to waste less and enjoy more by creating intention and taking action!
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Food waste makes up the largest portion of our waste stream, and households generate 43% of all wasted food in the U.S. The Save The Food San Diego educational campaign, spearheaded by the San Diego Food System Alliance, is here to cut the scrap by raising awareness about the problem of wasted food and providing resources for reduction.

Select institutions will be participating in the Save The Food San Diego EcoChallenge. Throughout the EcoChallenge, you can share your progress, success, and reflections with fellow teammates and EcoChallengers, all while earning points for completed actions. The combination of collective inspiration, camaraderie, and friendly competition makes change a little easier - and a lot more fun. After all, progress is social!
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  • March 24 at 11:15 AM
    Hello All! I wanted to share this article regarding Disney donations of surplus food :)https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/488445-disney-donates-surplus-foods-to-food-banks-as-parks-remain
  • March 24 at 8:58 AM
    I hope all of you are enduring this challenging time in the best way possible. Now more than ever, I find it impossible to ignore the invaluable benefits of participating in the Save the Food EcoChallenge. It only takes a few of these good habits to feed willpower. 
  • March 13 at 8:29 PM
    I just shared this on my social media page as I continue to see photos posted of completely empty shelves at grocery stores. I can’t help but wonder where all this food will go? Will it actually be eaten? Feel free to copy/paste all or bits & pieces of this for sharing on your pages. Before the pandemic it’s probably pretty fair to say,...