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The Cost of Doing Nothing About Food Waste is Higher Than You Think

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on March 7, 2019


The easiest way to understand one part of the cost of doing nothing about your food waste problem is to use our Savings Opportunity Calculator. This will tell you, based on the size of your operation, how much you stand to save by preventing food waste with Leanpath. What you stand to save is another way of understanding what it’s costing you to ignore food waste.

But there’s another cost that is less precise but perhaps even more critical: every day you do nothing about food waste, you are sacrificing your competitive advantage.

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Topics: Food Waste Prevention Newsletter

Leanpath partner IKEA hits big food waste milestone

Posted by Leanpath on February 28, 2019


With more than 420 stores in 52 markets worldwide IKEA is now two years into its ambitious program to reduce food waste in all the IKEA stores by 50% before end of August 2020. So far more than 1.4 million kilos of food have been saved since the program started, which is equivalent to more than 3 million meals (one meal equals 450 grams).

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Topics: Food Waste Prevention Newsletter, Food Waste News

How Leanpath won Sustainability Initiative of the Year

Posted by Leanpath on February 27, 2019

Food Matters Live caught up with Leanpath’s own Tom Mansel after we were awarded the group’s Sustainability Initiative of the Year Award.

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Topics: Food Waste Musings, Food Waste Prevention Newsletter

New Study Shows 7:1 ROI for Restaurant Food Waste Initiatives

Posted by CJ Bonge, Marketing Coordinator on February 21, 2019


A recently released, UN-backed study discovered a 7:1 ROI for food waste initiatives in restaurants and shatters the notion that the associated costs of food loss and waste can remain buried in operational budgets, accepted as the cost of doing business, or considered not worth the investment needed to achieve reductions.

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Leanpath Wins Two Rushlight Awards for Sustainable Technology

Posted by Leanpath on January 31, 2019


At a Royal Society gala in London January 30, Leanpath received the 12th annual Rushlight Environmental Management Award, one of the evening’s overall prizes for the most significant innovation in sustainable technology among 28 category winners. Leanpath also won in the category of Sustainability Initiative for work in expanding food waste prevention globally.

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Topics: Press Releases, Food Waste Prevention Newsletter, LeanPath Awards