Adam Lowy has managed to crossover services that seem completely unrelated to each other, and in the process has met basic human needs while also drastically reducing food waste.
Lowy works for his family-owned moving company, and after years of packing families and prepping them to leave their homes, he made an observation about something. He noticed that almost every family they packed up ended up throwing out large quantities of unopened, non-perishable food items.
Lowry shared his observation with TODAY:
“When people move, they throw away a whole bunch of stuff: food, clothing, furniture, you name it. And what bothered us was the perfectly good, nonperishable food that was getting left behind in the pantry, or simply thrown in the trash.”
What was born from this observation was a non-profit Lowry called “Move For Hunger,”which would utilize moving companies to pack up any unwanted food items from homes they were packing up, and then …