Waste Not, Want Not: Reducing Food Loss and Waste in North America Through Life Cycle-Based Approaches
- United Nations Environment Programme (United Nations / intergovernmental organizations)
Type of document: Scientific, technical, research
The report examines how life cycle thinking and methodologies can help decision makers prioritize policies and interventions through better estimates of the environmental impact of food loss and misuse; comparisons of food waste disposal options; and evaluations of alternative intervention or abatement strategies. Case studies presented in the report highlight examples already being used successfully to reduce food loss and waste in North America.