This book offers the first framing of potential social science approaches to the compelling and yet hugely under-researched topic of food waste. – Shows how the profile of waste has suddenly increased as a topic of sociological relevance and extends
The U.S. wastes 31 to 40% of its post-harvest food supply, with a substantial portion of this waste occurring at the consumer level. Globally, interventions to address wasted food have proliferated, but efforts are in their infancy in the U.S.
FUSIONS project promotes efficient food use and food waste prevention strategies. In order to reduce food waste, an understanding of the quantities of food waste is necessary. This document is a Manual that provides practical guidelines for Member States on
REFRESH is an EU research project taking action against food waste. 26 partners from 12 European countries and China work towards the project’s goal to contribute towards Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 of halving per capita food waste at the retail
Food waste is a global problem that has moved up the public and political agenda in recent years. Food is a precious commodity and its production can be very resource intensive. Estimates show that up to one third of food