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US agencies announce collaboration to fight food waste

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on April 11, 2019

In the United States, 30 to 40 percent of all available food is wasted. Food is the nation’s single largest type of waste. Three U.S. federal agencies have announced a coordinated strategy to address the crisis.

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Food Waste "Prevention" vs "Recovery" - Words Matter

Posted by Steven Finn, Vice President of Food Waste Prevention. on March 28, 2019

Words matter, and just as it’s important to distinguish between terms such as food loss, food waste, and excess food, it’s also important to distinguish between “recovery” and “prevention” -- because the initiatives and impacts are very different.

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New Study Links Healthy Diet, Food Waste and Climate Change

Posted by Leanpath on January 17, 2019

 

How do we feed a growing population without destroying the planet?

A comprehensive new report attempts to answer that question and in doing so draws a clear connection between feeding the globe a healthy diet and the imperative to reduce food waste.

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Looking at Potato Waste

Posted by Robb White, CEC CCA AAC; Executive Chef & Food Waste Prevention Catalyst on December 17, 2018

 This is a recurring feature where Leanpath Executive Chef Robb White examines real food waste images from Leanpath 360s and shares insights based on what he sees.

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2 Birds 1 Stone: Preventing Food Waste Prevents Plastic Waste

Posted by Steven Finn, Vice President of Food Waste Prevention. on November 29, 2018

 

Food waste has received substantial global attention in the last 4-5 years, as well it should. Along with food waste, plastic waste is now the subject of enormous global focus – and deservedly so.

As with food waste, the scale of plastic waste – and its environmental impact – is truly alarming.  These twin challenges are linked: A great deal of plastic waste is related to food, and much of it ends up in landfills, rivers, and the oceans.

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