Resource Library

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reduce food waste.

Check out our food waste reduction and ideas resource section.

Become a Food Waste Champion

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Detroit Food Organization Index

Food Rescue US – Detroit

  • Food Rescue
Volunteer-based food rescue that transfers surplus food from local businesses to social service agencies serving the food insecure.

Motor City Mitten Mission

  • Food Insecurity
Provides meals, clothing, personal care products, and other services to those who need it.

Everybody Eatz

  • Food Insecurity
Provides food, clothing, and personal hygiene products to those who need it.

Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO)

  • Food Insecurity
Holistic care and safety net services to address social determinants impacting health, education and economic stability.

Eastside Community Network

  • Food Insecurity
Programs and resources supporting east side residents and community development.

Midtown Composting

  • Composting
Residential and business compost pickup/provider servicing most of Metro Detroit.

FoodPlus Detroit

  • Food Systems
Policy work around composting and food systems.

Detroit Food Policy Council

  • Food Systems
Education, advocacy, and policy work to create a sustainable, local food system that promotes food security, food justice, and food sovereignty.

Soil 2 Service

  • Food Systems
Education and skill-building in culinary arts, agriculture, and hospitality.

Policy Change

Read the summary or complete set of recommendations for eliminating food waste in Michigan at the state level.

Policy change is an important factor in reducing wasted food. We’ve developed a set of recommendations for eliminating food waste in Michigan. These recommendations include: 

  • Improving protections for people and businesses who donate food
  • Creating composting infrastructure