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10 Steps to a Building a 2016 Food Waste Strategy

By Andrew Shakman, Co-Founder & CEO  //  January 27, 2016

What's your operation's strategy to minimize wasted food? If you're like many foodservice operators, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed by all of the potential solutions to this critical issue, and wondering where you should start.

Earlier this month we held a webinar to provide guidance on just that: Building Your 2016 Food Waste Strategy, a Checklist for Success. Crafting a strategy can feel like a daunting task, but we simplified it to just 10 steps to help get you started in the right direction. If you missed it, you can still watch the full recording and download the companion "Checklist" template. For a cliff notes version, read on.

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Food Waste Forecast: 17 Food Waste Trends We’ll See in 2016

By Andrew Shakman, Co-Founder & CEO  //  December 16, 2015

2015 was the biggest year yet for those of us working on solving the global issue of wasted food. It’s an exciting time to be working on this topic! But what’s ahead for 2016—will the momentum continue?

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Help for the Holidays: How to Cut Back on Food Waste at Home

By Janet Haugan, Director of Marketing  //  November 23, 2015

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For most of us, this holiday revolves around a full-table feast with turkey galore and all the festive trimmings. Delicious? Yes! But unfortunately, also wasteful in many cases. We thought this month presented a great opportunity to highlight some of the things we can (and should) be doing to reduce waste at home. Not just for this one holiday, but for the entire year.

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LeanPath Product Feature: Food Waste Alerts

By Janet Haugan, Director of Marketing  //  November 16, 2015

LeanPath is excited to offer our clients a new way to stay proactive with food waste prevention! Food Waste Alerts are instant notifications sent via email that are triggered based on specific parameters you choose. Check out the video below for a quick overview of what they are and how they work.

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Food Waste Prevention vs. Food Donation: Initiatives at Odds?

By Andrew Shakman, Co-Founder & CEO  //  October 26, 2015

Earlier this month I attended the Feeding America food recovery summit held in Washington, D.C. Since I focus on food waste prevention, I’m sometimes asked if there’s tension emerging between prevention and recovery. After all, if we prevent food waste from happening, doesn’t food recovery lose out?

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