No Food Waste


Nothing incredible was ever accomplished without appreciation


April 2019

No Food Waste received the Commonwealth Youth Award 2019 for Asia Region towards United Nations’s Sustainable Development Goal 02 “Zero Hunger” at a ceremony held in Commonwealth’s Headquarters in London.

March 2019

Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri. Kiren Rijiju conferred the National Youth Awards for Social Service Activity by No Food Waste

March 2019

“Best Innovation Practises” National Award from Ministry of Housing & Urban Development, Government of India awarded during the Swachh Bharat 3rd Anniversary Event held on 2nd Oct 2017 in New Delhi.

March 2019

Received an Award for SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP from The Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an 87 year old organisation engaged in various economic and industrial activities presented by Shri D. Nandakumar, President and Smt. Vanitha Mohan, Vice President (Civic & Public Affairs) of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

March 2019

National award ‘Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman’ from JSPL Foundation along with United Nations Global Compact Network India (UNGCN) and United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) which was organized by Jindal Steels at New Delhi.

March 2019

Our Founder Mr.A.G.Padmanaban has received the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards and recognized as one of the top 16 startups in the meet held at Anna University , Chennai.


October 2017

Awarded as the “Best Innovative Practices” for the end-to-end cycle to manage and reduce food waste under the Swachh Bharat Mission by Ministry of Housing and Urban Administration, Govt. of India on 2nd Oct 2017

August 2017

Mr.A.G.Padmanaban, Founder of No Food Waste was awarded with the “Outstanding Youth Award 2017” by Shri.Edappadi Palanisamy, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Govt. of Tamilnadu on the 70th Independence Day Celebrations on 15th August 2017


December 2015

Winner of 1000$ grand by Levis & Co in association with The Pollincation Project as the seed fund for the initiative.

June 2015

Winner of The International Visionary Award from The Pollination Project , California



Recognised by ReFED in as one of the innovative organisations working to reduce food waste in the World. ReFED published about the No Food Waste project in their website

Scroll Magazine

Recognized by Scroll Magazine published about the No Food Waste Project in their website

Recognition for TN Flood Relief

Received Recognition from Music Legend – Ilayaraja and Actor Nassar for working towards TN Flood Relief activities.

Recognition by HCL and SNS Group

Relief works done for Chennai and Cuddalore Flood Relief was appreciated by SNS group and HCL.


Our Founder Mr.A.G.Padmanaban has represented the project in IYONS 2015 which is International Youth NGO Summit.

Food and Agricultural Organisation

FAO ( Food and Agricultural Organisation ) of United Nations – YUNGA published about the No Food Waste Project in their website

The Guardian

Recognised by “The Guardian” in as one of the top 10 mobile applications in the World fighting against food waste. The Guardian published about the No Food Waste Project in their website.