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2021 Year-In-Review: Food Waste

Expert BlogUnited StatesMadeline Keating, Darby Hoover, Yvette Cabrera, Nina Sevilla, Andrea Collins

We are in the critical decade for food waste action. As we progress toward our national goal to reduce food waste generation by 50% by 2030, despite navigating life through a pandemic, good work to reduce food waste continues. This…

Feeding a City: Quantifying Food Waste and Its Solutions

Expert BlogUnited StatesAndrea Collins

A new NRDC Food Matters report analyzes trends in how city size and demographics affect food waste efforts, how various sectors—such as restaurants, grocers, and hospitality—contribute to municipal food waste, and which sectors offer the greatest opportunities for food rescue.

NRDC Food Matters Launches Two Regional Initiatives

Expert BlogEast, United StatesDarby Hoover, Madeline Keating
Starting with the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, we are launching a Food Matters Regional Initiative, with the goal of furthering larger-scale change related to food waste at a regional level.

Guide for Funding Food Scrap Recycling

ResourceMadeline Keating
Addressing food waste requires sustained financial support, both public and private. Here are some tips for funding food scrap recycling and food rescue strategies at the city level.

Food Waste Restaurant Challenge Guide

ResourceDarby Hoover
Cities interested in reducing food waste should consider ways to involve business sectors in their efforts, particularly those sectors most often linked to higher food waste generation, such as food service.

Food Rescue Landscape Assessment Guide

OverviewUnited States
This guide shares some of NRDC's key lessons learned and is accompanied by an array of additional tools to help cities conduct food rescue landscape assessments of their own.

Food Scrap Recycling Landscape Assessment Guide

Our assessment offers guidelines for cities to identify current capacity, key stakeholder feedback on the needs, opportunities, and barriers related to expanding food scrap recycling.

Flooding and Climate Change: Everything You Need to Know

GuideUnited StatesMelissa Denchak
A growing number of communities—both coastal and inland—are finding themselves underwater. Extreme weather, sea level rise, and other climate change impacts are increasingly to blame. Here’s a look at what links flooding and our warming world.