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Prevention and Reduction of Food and Drink Waste in Businesses and Households (Executive Summary)

  • Published on October 27, 2014
This Guidance is a key product of the Think.Eat.Save campaign and the FAO/UNEP Sustainable Food Systems Programme, as well as the SAVE FOOD Initiative. It provides clear and comprehensive steps for governments, businesses and other organisations to develop strategies, programmes and activities to prevent and reduce food and drink waste, and to achieve the associated financial savings and reductions in environmental impacts. This is Version 1.0 and the Guidance will be updated in the future, as best practices in food waste prevention continue to be implemented throughout the world. The objective of this Guidance is to catalyse action around the world by sharing proven methodologies for food waste prevention. We hope you will use this resource, take advantage of our support and share your experiences implementing strategies.

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