Voedselbank.nl operates all over the Netherlands, including The Hague. They help those living below the poverty line, providing them with food that is collected through food surplus from supermarkets. Therefore, it relies on donations from institutions and individuals. With an amount as little as €5 an entire family can be provided with foodfor seven days.
Voedselbank.nl contributes to sustainability because it addresses the problem of food waste. Food banks can help to mitigate food waste because they take food that is still edible but cannot be sold anymore and distribute it to those in need. This is an example of optimal food usage as they make sure that as little as possible will be wasted.
Zero Hunger: This initiative contributes to the Zero Hunger sustainability goal by providing food to those who cannot afford it.
Responsible Consumption and Production: Voedselbank mitigates food waste and promotes responsible consumption by taking food surplus and waste and distributing it to people in need.