BAKERSFIELD, CA – When you get full, what do you do with your leftovers? A lot of people throw them out, but there`s an app that`s trying to change that.
It`s called `Leftover Swap.`
The app allows you to create a post – giving a picture and details on what you have to offer – and share it with the hungriest bidder.
So are people chomping at the bit to use the app?
“I might do it just out of curiosity, just to see,’ Toni Jacobs said. ‘Wouldn’t that be so weird if we did that and someone came up and said you didn’t finish your shrimp fried rice and I would say here!”
However, it seems certain places, like the Bakersfield Homeless Center, feels they could use the food.
“Our clients typically aren’t equipped with smart phones that would have an app,’ Cindy Lyday said. Lyday is the External Affairs Manager at the Bakersfield Homeless Center. ‘People that run the kitchen are just excellent chefs and if they get something like that they’ll either serve that up or make a whole new meal out of it.”
Regardless of where the leftover go, the folks behind the app hope that saving food can, in turn, save the world.