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Videos: Translating Food Loss and Waste into Action

Learn how the USDA provides tips to empower people to reduce food loss and waste and help feed those in need and save the environment.

Who Cares About Food Waste?

Over one-third of food produced for human consumption is wasted or lost each year. Many people care and are taking action. Start reducing food loss and waste today!

USDA Tips to Reduce Food Waste at Home

In the U.S., more than one-third of all available food goes uneaten through loss or waste. With every meal, you can take steps to save food, save money, and protect the environment. Dr. Jean Buzby, USDA Food Loss and Waste Liaison, offers easy steps to help reduce food waste at home.

Food Loss and Waste Successes from the U.S. and Canada

USDA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ North America Liaison Office co-hosted a virtual roundtable session to showcase “Food Loss and Waste Successes from the U.S. and Canada.” Speakers shared their experiences of increasing sustainable food management in Baltimore, Denver, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Guelph, Ontario.

Food Loss and Waste Activities from Around the World

USDA where speakers shared their work and experiences with national and municipal level governments to reduce food waste and increase food recycling in Denmark, South Korea, Rwanda, Chile, Peru, and the United States. The event was moderated by Dr. Jean C. Buzby, USDA Food Loss and Waste Liaison.

For more videos, see USDA’s Food Loss and Waste YouTube playlist: