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Mashable’s new series, A Cleaner Future, recently highlighted the food recovery software platform Spoiler Alert in their segment Reducing Food Waste with Technology. Spoiler Alert, a Massachusetts-based organization, helps food service businesses track and donate unsold inventory. Emily Malina, Chief Product Officer, explains how the software syncs with the business inventory lists to show unsold products. SpoilerAlert provides real time communication with food rescue organizations, making it convenient for to donate food.

Sysco, the largest food distributor across North America, uses Spoiler Alert to divert surplus food from its Boston location. Sysco Boston donated about 300,000 meals this year through Spoiler Alert.

RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts assists businesses and institutions with recycling and food waste diversion. The RecyclingWorks website includes best management practices for food donation to help businesses in Massachusetts donate surplus food. This guidance includes legal fact sheets from the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic on date labelingliability protections, and tax incentives related to food donation. To speak to a recycling expert, call our hotline: (888) 254-5525 or email us at