Save-On-Foods Tackles Food Waste Reduction Goals

February 27, 2019

Via: Waste360

Save-On-Foods is celebrating a year of focused effort to surpass its company-wide goal to reduce food waste by 50 percent by 2025. Through its food waste diversion programs, Save-On-Foods has undertaken initiatives in stores across Western Canada to divert surplus and potentially wasted food away from landfills and redirecting it to the best use in a consistent, safe and measurable way.

Food waste is a critical issue in Canada, with almost 60 percent of food produced in the country wasted annually. It is estimated more than half of the amount Canadians spend on food each year is wasted, or enough to feed every Canadian for five months.

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