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Harvard conference: food waste measurement in focus

Posted by Steven Finn, Vice President of Food Waste Prevention. on July 31, 2018

 

US Food Waste Summit, panel on Measurement of Food Waste. Panelists from left to right: Andrew Shakman, LeanPath, Inc.  |  Nell Fry, Sodexo  |  Kai Robertson, World Resources Institute  |  Alison Grantham, Blue Apron  |  Lisa Johnson, North Carolina State University  |  Jackie Suggitt, ReFED 

LeanPath recently returned from the US Food Waste Summit in Cambridge, MA, a powerful event led by the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and ReFED which brought together leaders from all over the globe to focus on solutions to the food waste challenge.

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Topics: Food Waste Musings, Food Waste Prevention Newsletter, Food Waste News, Latest News, food waste measurement, measurement

Report: Food “system” needs to be managed as a system if we want to see change

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on July 2, 2018


Everybody talks about a “global food system,” but one of the biggest problems with that system is that it has never been managed as a system. We measure the success of a crop based on production per acre and we measure the cost of a tomato based on the price we pay at the grocery store. But what about all the other costs wrapped up in agriculture: the impact on biodiversity, the negative results of pesticide use, the treatment of workers, the impact of food waste.

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Topics: Food Waste Musings, Food Waste Prevention Newsletter, Food Waste News, Latest News, measurement, Food Systems, AgriFood, TEEB

Video: LeanPath's Andrew Shakman on Food Waste Measurement at Seeds & Chips

Posted by CJ Bonge, Marketing Coordinator on June 26, 2018

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Topics: Food Waste Musings, Food Waste Prevention Newsletter, Food Waste News, Seeds&Chips, measurement, food waste measurement