Photos: Technology saving food waste

$750 billion in food is wasted worldwide every year

One-third of the world's food is thrown away every year, according the U.N. Startups are popping up all over the world to reroute food waste to charities and people in need so it doesn't end up in landfills.

Also see:

-How social media rerouted over 400,000 pounds of food waste in a year

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By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.