There is a fundamental absurdity in our nation's food system. While so many Americans struggle with hunger today, 40% of the food produced in the U.S. is thrown away. Our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste mission to make fresh, healthy food available for everyone in our communities has never been more important. See what we're doing to help create communities free of hunger and waste.

Here for Our Communities

The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation is on a mission to help create communities free of hunger and waste. Learn more.

Stay Organized to Reduce Waste

Zero Waste Recipes

Households waste more than $1,300 in unused food each year. That’s crazy! But you don’t have to throw food (and money) away any longer. Our Zero Waste recipe series provides great ways to transform produce that’s “on the edge” (and other food items you might normally throw out) into delicious dishes. Check out this month’s recipes below, and see more ideas here.

Italian Vegetable Stew

Rotisserie Chicken 5 Ways

Another great way to reduce waste is to get the most out of your ingredients! Who knew a single rotisserie chicken could also be the ultimate money-saving solution? Get a bunch of different dishes out of one delicious bird.

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