A community fridge in Brixton

Peoples-FridgeA community fridge has been launched in Brixton where you can donate spare food to those in need.

The fridge is London’s first community fridge, bought and paid for by the community through a crowdfunding campaign. Its main aim is to provide food to those in need.

It’s thought that we throw away about £17 billion worth of food every year – that’s a lot of wasted food! Hence the community fridge will enable people and businesses to donate spare food or food that would otherwise go to waste. Others can then go to the fridge to pick up what they need.

The new fridge is situated in the heart of Brixton inside Pop Brixton – an outdoor space run by foodie stalls and independent businesses –  traders have agreed to help stock and clean the fridge each day.

What do you think about the community fridge? Comments below…

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Shapa Begum

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Hi, I’m Shapa Begum, Blog Editor. Born and raised in East Dulwich, I love what I do here at Dulwich OnView, I’m absolutely passionate about south London and reaching out to local communities – you can read about my favourite Dulwich spots on Time Out London and Completely London blog. My role goes beyond editing, I write, review, participate in conferences/events, attend local happenings and oversee the marketing. There’s no rest for the wicked! When not working, I love to read, write, visit museums and spend time with my loved ones.
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