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Category: Food Waste

Half Just Might Be More

Yes, dumpsters and garbage bins behind U.S. restaurants are still filling up, but fortunately, with a little less discarded food. As Foodservice Monthly has reported in previous issues, restaurant food waste is an ongoing problem. The industry is making progress, but we have a long way to go. According to the National Resources Defense Council, […]

Restaurant Food Waste: What Can You Do?

Restaurant Food Waste: What Can You Do?

by Celeste McCall You see it every day. Your bus person whisks away diners’ plates—still heaped with food—and carts them back to the kitchen. There, those uneaten mounds of fries, vegetables and spaghetti are unceremoniously dumped into the trash. According to the National Resources Defense Council, the United States wastes as much as 40 percent […]