Share more.

Waste less.

We connect neighbours with each other and Food Waste Hero volunteers with local businesses, to share food (and other things) rather than chuck them away.

Sharing is fast, free and friendly! 🤩

Share more.

Waste less.

We connect neighbours with each other and Food Waste Hero volunteers with local businesses, to share food (and other things) rather than chuck them away.

Sharing is fast, free and friendly! 🤩

How to share

   Add items to OLIO

Snap a photo. Set the pickup location – home/a safe space, or a public location.

   Choose who to share with

Get notified when you have a request. Check out a user’s profile, verifications and star rating.

   Happy sharing

Feel amazing knowing you’ve helped save the planet and made a neighbour’s day!

How to request

   Browse listings

Get notified when new things are added. See where they are, and view the user’s profile.

   Request listing

Send a friendly message requesting the listing.

   Happy sharing

Show up at the agreed place and time. Feel great knowing you’ve scored something free and saved it from landfill!

How to request

   Browse listings

Get notified when new things are added. See where they are, and view the user’s profile.

   Request listing

Send a friendly message requesting the listing.

   Happy sharing

Show up at the agreed place and time. Feel great knowing you’ve scored something free and saved it from landfill!

Join us in making a difference

3,230,988

Portions of food shared

1,776,585

Users

483,109,327

Litres of water saved

Let’s talk about food waste

Why you’ll love OLIO

leah

Leah, London

“We can give, we can take, and we reduce waste. A sustainable lifestyle isn’t just a ‘try it once and see’ kind of thing. You have to keep at it. So we did!”

taras

Taras, Stockholm

“Sharing food feels amazing! It only takes a few minutes, but sometimes it can be the best thing that happens in my day! I love meeting different people who come to pick-up my food and the interesting conversations that place on the doorstep.”

Natalie

Natalie, Jersey

“Please, please use OLIO! OLIO is for everyone, and it brings people from all walks of life together, to achieve the app’s main goal – to reduce food waste and build food sharing communities!”

Why you’ll love OLIO

leah

Leah, London

“We can give, we can take, and we reduce waste. A sustainable lifestyle isn’t just a ‘try it once and see’ kind of thing. You have to keep at it. So we did!”

taras

Taras, Stockholm

“Sharing food feels amazing! It only takes a few minutes, but sometimes it can be the best thing that happens in my day!”

Natalie

Natalie, Jersey

“Please, please use OLIO! OLIO is for everyone, and it brings people from all walks of life together, to achieve the app’s main goal – to reduce food waste and build food sharing communities!”

Want to know more?

Sharing guidelines

Find out what kind of food and non-food items are good to share.
Learn more

Trust and safety

Learn about user ratings and verifications, plus our in-app reporting system.
Learn more

Want to know more?

Sharing guidelines

Find out what kind of food and non-food items are good to share.
Learn more

Trust and safety

Learn about member reviews, verifications, in-app report system and data security.
Learn more

Become a zero food waste business with OLIO

Whether you’re a caterer, hotel, restaurant, office, retailer or any other food business or provider, OLIO’s Food Waste Heroes programme can be a sustainable solution to your business whereby we arrange to pick up and safely redistribute your surplus food to local communities.


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Time to stop feeling guilty, and start sharing instead.
Join our 1 million users today!