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Celebrating 2019: 15 million meals kept from the bin

Posted by Leanpath on December 20, 2019

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We had a lot to be grateful for this year. Working with thousands of kitchens around the world, we empowered frontline foodservice workers to prevent over 18 million pounds of food waste, which translates to 15 million meals saved from the bin. Preventing food waste also prevents greenhouse gas emissions from that food waste. Leanpath partners kept over 58 thousand metric tonnes of C02 emissions from entering the atmosphere.

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Topics: Announcements

8 objections to food waste measurement, and how to respond

Posted by Leanpath on December 20, 2019

In order to meet the UN goal of reducing food waste by 50% by 2030 we need to accelerate adoption of food waste measurement and behavior change around the world. That means understanding the fears and concerns of companies that have the largest potential impact and responding to them with expertise. The Food Loss & Waste Protocol released a conversational whitepaper identifying top objections to measuring food waste with recommendations on how to move the conversation forward. Here is a summary of the top objections to measuring food waste and strategies to overcome them - for a deeper read including case studies, check out the full FLW Protocol publication here.

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Topics: Kitchen Culture, Food Waste Strategies, Food Waste Policy

Google's perspective on food waste: A circularity strategy

Posted by Leanpath on December 12, 2019

In a recent interview between Google Sustainability Officer Kate Brandt and The Financial Times, we got to hear how food waste prevention has become an impactful part of the company's global circularity and sustainability strategies. Learn how this partnership has prevented 6.6 million pounds of food waste from going to landfill.

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Topics: Announcements

Chefs Roundtable, Part 3 - Staff Engagement Strategies

Posted by Leanpath on November 8, 2019

Staff engagement in food waste prevention pays big dividends. When staff are engaged in tracking food waste, a kitchen gets more complete data, which provides greater insight into what a kitchen is wasting and why. But staff engagement in a mission-driven effort like food waste prevention also leads to better retention and job satisfaction.

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Topics: Kitchen Culture, Food Waste Strategies

How the Hilton San Diego Bayfront achieved massive food waste reductions

Posted by Leanpath on October 24, 2019

The Hilton San Diego Bayfront, a 1,190-room luxury hotel on the city’s waterfront, has been tracking food waste with Leanpath for only five months, but has already seen a dramatic reduction in food waste: a 50% drop in waste by weight and 51% drop by waste value.

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Topics: Case Study