Matt Homewood better known as @anurbanharvester on Instagram is a food waste activist. He is part of a community of urban harvesters who have taken to social media to document their dumpster diving finds. Matt is particularly interested in raising awareness around supermarket food waste and is working towards finding solutions for the electronics to kilos of meat that he sees thrown out. In this episode, we talk about Matt’s journey to becoming a food waste activist, how to dumpster dive, the economics behind why this is happening, and what needs to change.
- 5:00 What is dumpster diving?
- 9:50 How do you use social media to spread the word?
- 23:55 What are the solutions to this problem?
- 30:45 How does someone start urban harvesting?
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