<img src="https://ws.zoominfo.com/pixel/WAVIXqHdY4RwDJTUycy3" width="1" height="1" style="display: none;">

Subscribe to Food Waste Intelligence
Get our latest posts delivered right to your inbox.

Sam Smith, Director of Marketing

Recent Posts

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.

Read More »

Topics: Food Waste News

Making the business case for food waste prevention

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on February 28, 2023

A strong argument has to be made to bring any new equipment or process into a busy foodservice kitchen, and food waste prevention technology is no exception.

Our recent webinar, “Making the Business Case for Food Waste Prevention,” now available on demand, lays out the triple-bottom-line argument for implementing a food waste prevention system. It frames the business case in addressing the key stakeholder groups most likely to be involved in making the decision: the culinary, finance, operations and sustainability teams.

Watch the 45-minute webinar here and keep reading for some key takeaways.

Read More »

Topics: Food Waste News

New carbon reduction guide for healthcare focuses on food waste

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on February 6, 2023

Amid growing pressure for the healthcare sector to decarbonize, a new guide has been released offering best practices. And it advises preventing food waste as one of the most effective ways hospital foodservice can help organizations reduce their carbon footprint.

Read More »

Topics: Food Waste News

Addressing food waste tops 2023 foodservice trend lists: this is the year for action!

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on January 9, 2023

HubSpot Video

Transitioning into the new year, reducing food waste remains a trending foodservice activity because it addresses so many other trending topics: 

  • Food waste prevention cuts costs as inflation continues to wear on thin margins.
  • Food waste prevention is the #1 most actionable thing the foodservice industry can do to address climate change as concerns over sustainability continue to rise.
  • And stopping food waste from being generated leaves valuable resources in the food system as food insecurity continues to increase around the world.

Check out the video above for some inspiration on taking action on food waste this year, and keep reading to see what foodservice prognosticators had to say about why addressing food waste will continue to be top of mind for the industry in 2023:

Read More »

Topics: Food Waste News

Pledging action at COP27

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on November 4, 2022

Leaders from all over the world are gathering in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, at COP27, the biggest climate event of the year. This event has critical implications for the pace and scale of necessary climate change efforts.

For the first time, food is central on the COP27 agenda, and Leanpath's VP of Sustainability & Public Affairs Steven Finn is attending and taking part in panel discussions on the topic.

A new international food waste pledge, the 123 Pledge, will also be announced at COP27. Leanpath has already signed on, committing to work with our client partners to prevent an amount of food waste equivalent to 50 million meals by the end of 2025.

Read More »

Topics: Food Waste Strategies