Education & Engagement

Learn more about the environmental impact of food waste, hunger, nutrition, and ways we can all make a difference. Learn about our educational opportunities below and then test your wisdom.

Lunch & learn Package

Corporate groups and community organizations can learn about food waste, hunger in Denver, and what we can all do to help! We can also build out the experience to include onsite volunteering and team-building exercises! Please fill out our interest form and we’ll reach out to you with more information.

  • Virtual and in-person options are available.
  • Topics can be tailored to the group’s interests ahead of time.


We have virtual and in-person learning opportunities for students of all ages (you’re never too young or too old to learn about food waste)! We educate students about the environmental impacts of food waste, hunger, nutrition, and discuss what we can all do to help reduce food waste!

We will tailor presentations to meet your classroom’s needs and can provide activities to further the conversation. We can also provide schools and families with tools and resources to reduce their food waste. Please fill out our interest form and we’ll reach out to you with more information.

We also provide food waste audits and would love to help your school understand how much food is being wasted in the lunchroom. Please complete this form if you’d like to schedule a food waste audit.

  • Content tailored to any age group!
  • An exciting, hands-on experience for your students!

At-Home Food waste audit

Challenge yourself to reduce your food waste at home with We Don’t Waste’s FREE At-Home Food Waste Audit program! American households produce more food waste than any other country in the world. We’ve got some catching up to do. Not only is it better for our planet, but it can save you a serious amount of cash as well!

Test your waste wisdom with we don’t waste

Nutrition & Cooking

We Don’t Waste provides recipes and cooking tutorials, along with many of the ingredients for these meals, to families who attend our Mobile Food Markets. We have cooking tutorial videos posted on our YouTube channel for you and your family to watch and cook along with us. All of the recipes are affordable, adaptable, and nutritious! Some of these recipes are originals, while others have been shared with us through partners such as Cooking Matters Colorado and the American Heart Association.