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Crowdsourcing Mornings: Shelfy: The Solution To Food Waste


Welcome to the Crowdsourcing Mornings segment!  Every weekday morning, Geek Alabama talks about and features one crowdsourcing project from crowdsourcing sites such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and others.  The hope with Crowdsourcing Mornings is to feature and help a project be successful and reach its fundraising goal.  Please enjoy today’s featured project!

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We’re excited to introduce our Fourth Product: Shelfy. It’s a smart device that will make your food last longer, reduce bacterial load and remove bad odors from your refrigerator. A small and compact purifier that allows your food to last up to 12 days longer in the refrigerator.  A product designed to fight food waste and save money for families at an incredibly discounted low price, available only on Kickstarter.

Food waste is one of the biggest and most underestimated problems of our time. If food loss and waste were a country, it would be the third biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions. Food waste also burdens waste management systems, exacerbates food insecurity, making it a major contributor to the three planetary crises of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution.

A family spends on average almost $2,000 a year on food that is sure to be thrown away and wasted.  But this isn’t the only problem! Studies show that 1 out of 2 refrigerators have an above average proliferation of mold and bacteria, this can cause contamination and possible risks to our health.

Shelfy is a smart purifier that eliminates bad odors, bacteria and extends the shelf life of your food. Thanks to its photocatalytic technology – Vitesy’s flagship – you can say goodbye to bad odors and spoiled vegetables in the back of your refrigerator!

Shelfy is the solution to food waste because your food will last longer in the refrigerator and will allow you to save thousands of dollars a year!

As of October 16th, this project has raised $168,000 of their $48,700 goal. This project has 28 days left to raise as much as it can.  For a pledge of $87, you will get one Shelfy.  For a pledge of $165, you will get two Shelfy’s.  To learn more and to pledge money, go to:

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