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California Senate Bill 1383

(SB 1383) is aimed at reducing methane emissions through increased recycling of organic wastes. Part of this bill includes reducing edible food that would normally go to waste, and requires a portion of the recovered food go toward feeding the hungry.

SB-1383 states that edible food waste generators (Food Donors) must donate surplus food to food recovery organizations like Food Finders.

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The Goal of California Senate Bill 1383

(SB 1383) is aimed at reducing methane emissions through increased recycling of organic wastes. Part of this bill includes reducing edible food that would normally go to waste, and requires a portion of the recovered food go toward feeding the hungry.

SB-1383 states that edible food waste generators (Food Donors) must donate surplus food to food recovery organizations like Food Finders.

Picking Up Food Donations

Food Finders has in place procedures for both Food Donors and Non-Profit Partners to get set-up with food donation and receiving services. Our facility, located in Los Alamitos, California, and procedures for pick-up and delivery, adhere to state-issued guidelines for safety and health protocols in providing food to the clients of our Non-profit partners.

Why Donate To Food Finders?

First, we have such a large network of community partners, Food Donors can feel confident that their food donations will serve the needs of the community to reduce waste and hunger. 

Second, there is no cost to the Food Donors to donate their food via our food rescue network.

To Learn More About Food Donations, contact one of our Food Acquisitions Coordinators:

Tray Turner tturner@foodfinders.org (562) 283-1400 x105
Mark Eden meden@foodfinders.org  (562) 283-1400 x117

Additional SB-1383 Information

SB-1383 Resources and Planning

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