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Change at Changeover Time

By Steven M. Finn  //  February 26, 2016

Editor's Note: The following is a guest article by Steven M. Finn, Managing Director of ResponsEcologya sustainability and change management consulting firm helping organizations to reduce waste and drive transformational culture change with triple bottom line impact.

Last week, while headed to a conference on food security in China, I experienced one of those moments that are so powerful to those of us involved in reducing food waste — and that in my case seem to occur with increasing frequency.

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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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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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Meet a LeanPath Expert: Victoria Rehkugler

By Victoria Rehkugler, LeanPath Trainer & Coach  //  October 19, 2015

Editor’s Note: Victoria Rehkugler is a new Trainer/Coach at LeanPath. Based out of New York, she brings a passion for efficiency and resourcefulness to everything she does. She looks forward to continuing her mission of wastelessness by helping LeanPath clients maximize their food waste reduction results.

Isn't It Fun to Work With Food?

I’ve always found great pleasure and entertainment in the dining experience and sharing food with others. Like many people, that sentiment is what first connected me to the hospitality and foodservice industry.

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