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Where does all the uneaten free tech food go?

Many companies donate their excess food, but Facebook does not

Most everyone knows about the abundance of free food at tech companies — a perk popularized by Google and others to attract talented workers with dining choices that make it unnecessary to leave campus.

From the South Bay to the Peninsula to San Francisco, these companies employ hundreds of thousands of employees in the Bay Area. That’s a lot of food and not all of it is consumed every day. What happens to what’s left over at the end of each day?


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