NRDC works to make America’s food system more efficient and less wasteful. They help cities redirect surplus food to people in need.

A report analyzing food waste data in order to improve understanding of the scale and nature of food waste generation and disposal and to spur knowledge, innovation, and action to reduce food waste in the food supply chain.

A virtual resource that provides comprehensive information about food loss and waste in the United States and about solutions dedicated to reducing it.

WWF is bringing people together from the hospitality industry, retail, and food services sectors, as well as schools and farms to explore how to measure and reduce waste from field to table. Check out a toolkit released by WWF, the American Hotel & Lodging Association, and The Rockefeller Foundation with strategies to help hotel properties and brands meet measurable, time-bound goals to reduce food waste.

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research brings together leading experts to identify and investigate the researchable questions whose answers have the potential to enhance the economic and environmental resilience of our food supply.  The Food Waste and Loss Challenge Area aims to address the social, economic, and environmental impacts from food waste and food loss.

Fighting Food Waste With Food Rescue

Our abundance of food is accompanied by tremendous waste. By some estimates, nearly half of the food grown, processed and transported in the U.S. goes to waste.

Here’s a look at where our country is wasting its food:

Source: ReFED