PareUp has connects people with restaurants that have food waste to buy it from that at discounted rates. It's particularly innovative because much of the food waste at stores and restaurants cannot be donated because of food safety regulations. The service is only available in New York City right now, but the team is planning to expand soon.
Lyndsey Gilpin has nothing to disclose. She doesn't hold investments in the technology companies she covers.
Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.