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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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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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The Foodservice Operator's Guide to Food Recovery

By Brennan Hogan, Marketing Manager  //  July 7, 2015

In the United States, every day we throw away enough food to fill the Rose Bowl Stadium while at the same time one in six Americans face hunger.

How can we turn these troubling statistics around? While there is no one solution, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Food Recovery Hierarchy (Figure 1) is a good place to start. Each level of the hierarchy has unique benefits, but this guide will focus on the second level from the top: feeding hungry people, or food donation.

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Food Donation: Resources to Get You Started

By Brennan Hogan, Marketing Manager  //  April 22, 2015

When you’ve done all that you can to prevent waste, the next best option on the EPA Food Recovery Hierarchy is feeding hungry people. And when one in six United States citizens receives food assistance, it's as important as ever to do our best to ensure excess edible food makes it to a hungry person instead of a landfill.

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