Help your city move beyond food waste
Insights and best practice case studies on how cities across the globe are addressing food waste
Food waste is a big issue for the United States. About 30-40 percent of food in the US is wasted. It is the largest fraction going into municipal landfills. In this article, we’ve put together a few top reads and resources on tackling food waste in the US.read more
Europe and some of its cities has been one of the pioneers in combating food waste. In this article, we’d like to share with you a couple of top reads and resources on food waste specific to EU and its cities.read more
Common reasons people waste food are because they buy too much, don’t store it correctly, serve too much on their plates and don’t eat their leftovers.
But how can you help households change these habits? Stine Knudsen, a behavioural designer working for the City of Copenhagen, provides invaluable insights.
The New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (NSW EPA) is running programs to assist households and businesses to reduce their food waste. The results are quite impressive, particularly for their program targeting cafes and restaurants. Learn about their approach and the keys to its success.read more
How do you find out, as a city, what to read about food waste? In this article, we have compiled your top reads to help cities manage food waste.read more
Rotterdam is rethinking their city to take the next step towards a circular economy. Collected food waste becomes a source for new products.read more
I met with Gabriele Folli, the city’s former Deputy Mayor for the Environment, to hear about Parma’s journey. In this interview, Gabriele describes how they introduced the new system. He shares insights into their successes, some of the challenges they faced and how they overcame them.read more
Salling Group is leading retailers in Denmark to reduce food waste. The group runs several supermarket chains across the country. Since 2014, they have reduced their food waste by 27.7 percent. So what steps have they taken to achieve these results? And how are they measuring their progress?read more
What is the world’s largest economy doing to tackle food waste? I attended the 2018 US Food Waste Summit to find out.read more
One of the biggest challenges to recycling food waste is getting people to sort it at the source. I visited three Italian cities whose citizens are successfully sorting 80-90% of their food wasteread more