Food Waste

How Replate Uses Technology to Maximize Food Rescue

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Maen Mahfoud is the CEO and founder of Replate, a tech nonprofit with a mission to reduce food waste and food insecurity through its food recovery system. See how Cisco supports Replate to help those experiencing food insecurity.

HelloFresh Announces Sustainability Progress and Commits to Ambitious Targets

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  • Strong progress in 2020: carbon emissions at production facilities decreased from 9.3 to 4.1 grams per euro revenue; remaining emissions were successfully offset
  • Food waste in operations reduced by a third on a per euro revenue basis; 73% of excess food was donated to charitable organizations
  • First-time sustainability targets announced; targets will significantly impact reduction of carbon emissions and food waste
  • HelloFresh became first global carbon-neutral meal kit company

Ecocentricity Blog: The Ethics of Environmentalism

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If you wish everyone would compost their food waste to help mitigate climate change, then you should compost. If you wish everyone would refuse plastic straws to help keep them out of the oceans, then you should refuse plastic straws.

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If you wish everyone would compost their food waste to help mitigate climate change, then you should compost. If you wish everyone would refuse plastic straws to help keep them out of the oceans, then you should refuse plastic straws.

Italy Harvest Food Donation 101 With Angela Belcastro

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1. Can you give us a brief history on Harvest in Italy? When did it start?

KFC arrived in Italy at the end of 2014 and from the very beginning the company worked on figuring out how to activate the Harvest Program in our market as a pillar of the CSR commitment. As a quick service restaurant brand our focus on CSR addresses topics related to food, as well as fighting hunger and reduce food waste– Harvest addresses both. 

General Mills Helps Put an End to Food Waste by Supporting Feeding America's MealConnect Program

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Mary Jane Melendez, Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer at General Mills collaborates with Feeding America on the Dr. Oz Show to raise awareness of food waste/loss and MealConnect as a smart and easy solution to food waste and hunger.

How You Can Cut Down on Food Waste

By Claudine Galloway
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Monday’s grilled chicken. Last night’s takeout. That head of romaine in the crisper. 

Most of us are not truly aware how much food we throw away every week. From uneaten leftovers, to the produce that too often rots in the veggie drawer. It all adds up.  

According to ReFED, 40% of food that we bring home ends up uneaten and in landfills. And that costs a family of four more than $1,500 per year (Just think what you could do with that money!). 

Not to mention, food waste accounts for 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions.

General Mills Joins Commitment to Halve Food Loss and Waste

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Today General Mill joins retailers Ahold Delhaize and Carrefour in the groundbreaking “10x20x30” initiative to root out food loss and waste from the supply chain. 10x20x30 is led by more than ten of the world’s biggest food retailers and providers, each having committed to engage at least 20 suppliers in a “whole supply chain” approach to halving food loss and waste by 2030. General Mill is one of Ahold Delhaize and Carrefour’s major suppliers for consumer packaged goods.

5 Ways to Avoid Food Waste and Help the Planet

Herbalife Nutrition shares tips on how to reduce food waste while making a positive impact.
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According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, an estimated one-third, or about 1.3 billion tons, of all food produced globally is lost or goes to waste, which contributes to global food insecurity.

A recent survey conducted by Herbalife Nutrition around plant-based diets showed that 40% of respondents’ food choices are a result of wanting to be more environmentally friendly. Reducing food waste is an additional, simple action that can have a great effect.

Here are several ways in which you can help reduce food waste and live more sustainably.

An Alliance to Fight Food Waste and Food Insecurity in Colombia

Herbalife Nutrition supports food banks to Colombia to help address issues of food insecurity and waste
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Every second, 41 tons of food are wasted around the world. This is a shocking number, especially when placed next to the figure for food insecurity, which indicates that they do not have sufficient or stable access to their daily nutritional needs. According to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, food is not guaranteed for more than 820 million people.

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