Food Waste

Recent articles

September 12, 2019
Eating well with less waste

More sustainable packaging and less food waste headline D.C. discussion

April 15, 2019
Planting sustainability seeds at Restaurant Show

Restaurateurs who want to add sustainability to their operations will have access to best practices that help accomplish their eco-friendly goals.

March 14, 2019
Restaurant chains support packaging initiative

Three giant restaurant companies have joined forces to support an initiative addressing packaging waste issues that challenge the foodservice industry.

January 10, 2019
Chefs tap zero-waste cooking as sustainability trend for 2019

More chefs are making dishes from scrap ingredients, as zero-waste cooking trends to No. 3 in our What's Hot report.

August 16, 2018
Food chains to explain how they reduced their waste

ReFED's webinar on food waste reduction will look at the successes of some restaurant and food companies, who will share best practices and lessons learned.

August 10, 2018
More restaurants are sustainable, survey says

Find out what 500 owners and operators said about the challenges they face and opportunities available by operating more efficiently.

February 7, 2018
Sustainability report focuses on industry’s eco-friendly efforts

The National Restaurant Association has released new research highlighting the environmentally responsible actions operators are taking.

February 6, 2018
New guides to help restaurants reduce food waste

The two guides were created to help our industry implement strategies and best practices to cut food waste.

August 10, 2017
3 ways to reduce your food waste

Many restaurants are trying to reduce how much food they waste during prep, cook time and service. Find out how.

June 1, 2017
Sustainability was center stage at NRA Show

Sustainability was all the rage at this year's Show. Topics of discussion included entrees made of food waste, local sourcing, composting and food donation.