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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Governments Urged to Halve Food Waste and Loss by 2030

November 18, 2019

Via: Waste360

During a two-day conference at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican City, an international panel of experts backed by Pope Francis urged governments to commit to halving food waste and loss by 2030. The panel referred to food waste […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

More Than 70 Nations Pledge to Slash Food Waste

November 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

At an annual meeting of the Montreal Protocol on November 9, more than 70 countries pledged to reduce the amount of food lost due to poor refrigeration. According to an ABC News report, poor refrigeration leads to the loss of […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Report Reveals Brexit Stalls U.K. Food Waste Prevention Efforts

November 8, 2019

Via: Waste360

A new report from Wrap reveals that food waste prevention progress in the U.K. has been stalled due to Brexit. According to The Grocer, the report was conducted at roughly 60 supermarkets and examined 2,000 food products. It found that […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Kroger to Standardize Date Labels to Reduce Food Waste

October 18, 2019

Via: Waste360

The Kroger Co. announced its plan to standardize date labels for “Our Brands” food products, providing simpler, easier-to-understand product quality and safety information as part of its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste social impact commitment. “Kroger recognizes food waste often […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Restaurants Prioritize Food Waste Prevention

October 17, 2019

Via: Waste360

Food waste reduction is on a growing number of foodservice businesses’ radar. In a 2019 National Restaurant Association survey, half of responding restaurant operators said they track their food waste; 22 percent said they donate edible leftovers to charity; and […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Leading Food Rescue Organizations Join Forces

September 18, 2019

Via: Waste360

Two major players in food rescue are joining forces to scale operations and respond to the disconnect between the fact that we waste 40 percent of our food while one in seven are hungry. Since 2016, Food Rescue Hero, a […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Singapore Launches Zero Waste Masterplan

September 3, 2019

Via: Waste360

Singapore’s Semakau Landfill is projected to hit capacity by 2035. In order to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill, Singapore’s Ministry of Environment and Water Resources has launched a Zero Waste Masterplan that aims to reduce waste sent […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Kroger’s Innovation Fund Names Inaugural Food Waste Prevention Cohort

September 3, 2019

Via: Waste360

The Innovation Fund, a program of The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation, recently named its inaugural cohort of innovators, selected from nearly 400 applicants who submitted interest earlier this year during the first-ever open call. The invitation […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Jersey Governor Tightens Food Waste Recycling Legislation

August 26, 2019

Via: Waste360

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy conditionally vetoed A3726, which would require large food waste generators to separate and recycle food waste and amend the definition of Class I renewable energy. Murphy returned the bill to the legislature with recommendations to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Jersey Legislators Work to Fix Statewide Recycling System

August 19, 2019

Via: Waste360

Legislators in New Jersey are examining ways to fix the state’s recycling system, where many communities are paying more to recycle than dispose of their trash. The state seeks to not abandon three decades of recycling mandates but rather to […]