National Zero Waste Council announces strategy to cut Canada’s food waste in half

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The National Zero Waste Council (NZWC) has released its updated National Food Waste Reduction Strategy for preventing food waste in Canada, sharing the report with Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, and Environment and Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna to help inform the Government’s development of a Food Policy for Canada. …

“More than a third of the food Canada produces never gets eaten,” says Malcolm Brodie, Chair of the National Zero Waste Council. “Half of this waste occurs on the supply side and the rest at home. Though many food waste reduction activities are already underway, they are mostly happening in isolation from each other. We can achieve far greater success through collaboration and a unified vision for change.”

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