Smartphone Application Fighting Food Waste With A Phone App By Justin Martin • Jul 3, 2019 Shutterstock Americans waste 150,000 tons of food each day, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That's about a pound of food per person every day. But one nonprofit is trying to reduce food waste with a smartphone app that connects businesses with local food banks. This Smartphone App Is Trying To Stop Human Trafficking By Justin Martin • Dec 21, 2015 Operation Compass Texas is second in the nation behind California in the number of reported human trafficking cases. That’s when people, including children, are sold into forced labor or the sex trade. The crimes are often unreported.