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The University of Rochester cuts food waste 46% with Leanpath

Posted by Leanpath on October 5, 2021

The University of Rochester in New York State has 14 dining locations operated by the contract management firm Harvest Table Culinary Group. The program has been run for 16 years by Senior Executive Chef Tony Pignagrande.

The university began tracking and preventing food waste with Leanpath in 2017, leading to a reduction in food waste of 46 percent, and helping the team achieve two corporate goals of conserving resources and reducing carbon emissions.

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Sodexo prevents over 280 tonnes of food waste in the UK with Leanpath

Posted by Leanpath on October 1, 2021

Sodexo has deployed Leanpath at over 200 sites across the UK leading to the prevention of 280 tonnes of food waste, in line with its pledge to cut food waste across its organization by 50 percent by 2025. That puts Sodexo ahead of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal to halve food waste globally by 2030.

Reducing food loss and waste contributes significantly to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Sodexo's focus on food waste forms part of the organization's commitment to reducing its carbon emissions by 34 per cent by 2025, supporting its journey to a net zero world.

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International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste: a time to demand action

Posted by Leanpath on September 28, 2021

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September 29 is the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. Leanpath is proud to have played a role at the United Nations in creating this designation, now in its second year.

In recognition of this important day, Leanpath CEO Andrew Shakman offers a state of the global food waste fight in this two-minute video. Between one-third and one-half of global food production is still lost or wasted. At Leanpath we understand that the fight against food waste is winnable. We see it every day in kitchens around the world. 

But now is the time for broader action. Watch Andrew’s video for more.

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Topics: Sustainability

4 lessons on sustainability in healthcare foodservice post-Covid

Posted by Leanpath on July 9, 2021

The Association of Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) hosted a recent webinar focusing on why sustainability initiatives are so important right now. The webinar panel included Leanpath CEO Andrew Shakman alongside Gina Sadowski, Director for Nutrition, Culinary and Retail at Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Richard Young, Director of Education at the Frontier Energy Foodservice Technology Center. Watch the full webinar here, and check out four key takeaways from the session below.

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Andrew Shakman: Tackle climate change and food insecurity by addressing food waste [2-min video]

Posted by Leanpath on June 29, 2021

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"By addressing food waste we have an opportunity to address two of the biggest problems facing our people and our planet: climate change and food insecurity." Leanpath Co-Founder and CEO Andrew Shakman on the inspiration behind the B Corp he started, the enormous challenge--and opportunity--of food waste, and the simple change to kitchen culture that allows foodservice organizations to take control of their own food waste. All in 2 minutes.

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Topics: Food Waste News