(Includes Social Enterprises)
Every solution in the Roadmap is an opportunity for business and technology innovation for entrepreneurs.
Using technology platforms to connect individual food donors with recipient organizations to reach smaller-scale food donations
Improvements in the ability of retail inventory management systems to track an average product’s remaining shelf-life (time left to sell an item) and inform efforts to reduce days on hand (how long an item has gone unsold)
Modifying packaging sizes and designs to optimize consumer consumption and avoid residual container waste
Accepting and integrating the sale of off-grade produce (short shelf life, different size/shape/color), also known as "imperfect produce", into food business menu planning and product lines
Packaging technologies that actively slow fruit and meat spoilage through ethylene absorption and other techniques
Providing restaurants and food service providers with data on wasteful practices to inform behavioral and operational changes
The Roadmap demonstrates that achieving a 20% reduction in food waste will generate a positive financial, social, and environmental return on investment. To make that happen, crosscutting actions are needed in four areas. Click to learn more about each tool.Learn More >
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