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Leanpath integrates with CBORD to deliver more precise and actionable food waste data

Posted by Leanpath on May 30, 2023

Leanpath is excited to announce a new partnership with menu management system provider CBORD. The system integration will allow commercial operators to migrate menus and food prices directly from CBORD to Leanpath.

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Latest ReFED release reveals importance of prioritizing prevention

Posted by Steve Finn, VP of Sustainability & Public Affairs on May 16, 2023

In late April the ReFED team released new estimates on U.S. food waste in its Insights Engine – a valuable tool to help all interested food system stakeholders learn more about the amount and causes of food waste in the U.S., its environmental impact, and the types and effectiveness of solutions to address it.

Among many notable stats was the finding that by the time food gets to a foodservice kitchen’s back door, it already contains 80% of its greenhouse gas load. Further proof that food waste prevention—actually stopping food waste from being generated—is the most effective way for kitchens to reduce their carbon footprint when they address food waste.

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Debunking the limiting belief that measuring food waste is “too hard”

Posted by Steve Finn, VP of Sustainability & Public Affairs on May 2, 2023

The world is at an inflection point regarding climate change and the many sustainability challenges underlying theUN’s Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs), including food waste reduction.

We’re at thehalfway point toward the 2030 due date for the SDGs, but we are not moving fast enough on many of them to make that deadline.

Given the critical nexus aspect of food waste, it is especially important that the world get on track for halving global food waste by 2030 as called for by SDG Target 12.3.

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Leanpath introduces AI-powered food waste prevention coaching

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on April 12, 2023

Leanpath is integrating the AI engine behind ChatGPT into its suite of prevention tools as a beta test starting today. Its new AI coach assistant will offer users tips on preventing their specific food waste.

Leanpath will be testing the effectiveness of the new technology to help speed food waste prevention efforts.

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4 of top 8 actions to avoid climate change relate to food waste prevention

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on April 5, 2023

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change added further urgency to addressing the environmental crisis, predicting catastrophic temperature increases by the 2030s unless immediate action is undertaken.

The report highlighted those eight key activities, four of which are related to food waste prevention.

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