Full title: Toolkit : Reducing the food wastage footprint.
Author/creator: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Call Numbers: GQ 2014/1001
Record Identifier: 74VK6V325AlM
Contents: 102 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm. + 1 volume (14 pages) in pocket., , , , , Machine generated contents note: Reduce -- Definition -- Impact of food wastage on natural resources and implications for food wastage reduction -- Main impact of food wastage on natural resources -- The impact of food wastage on natural resources increases along the food supply chain -- The food wastage hotspots along the supply chain vary geographically -- The production of some products consumes more natural resources than others -- Challenges of natural resources savings from reduction of food wastage -- Tips for reducing food wastage -- Raising awareness about food wastage -- Developing communication campaigns -- Promoting food wastage audits -- Improving communication along the supply chain to match demand and supply of food -- Improving organization within institutions -- Improving communication between the different stakeholders in the supply chain -- Developing improved food harvest, storage, processing, transportation and retailing processes --, Contents note continued: Improving harvest techniques and post-harvest storage -- Improving processing techniques -- Improving packaging -- Improving transportation -- Improving retailing -- Improving quantity planning for food services -- Improving consumption habits -- Implementing legislation to lower food wastage -- Implementing policy frameworks and strategies to reduce harvest and post-harvest losses -- Implementing legislation to prevent and reduce food wastage -- Revising regulation on b̀est-before' and ùse-by' dates -- Revising regulation on aesthetic requirements for fruit and vegetables -- Regulating unfair practices in the retail supply chain -- Reuse -- Definition -- Impact on natural resources -- Reuse vs Reduce -- Reuse vs Recycle -- Tips for reusing food wastage -- Developing markets for products which wouldn't have stayed in the food chain otherwise -- Gleaning unharvested produce --, Contents note continued: Developing markets for products rejected by retailers but still good to be consumed -- Redistributing food to the ones in need -- Feeding to livestock food not fit for human consumption -- Recycle / Recover -- Definition -- Impact on natural resources -- Tips for food wastage recycling and recovering -- Recreating food from by-products and food waste -- Anaerobic digestion -- Composting -- In-vessel composting -- Home composting -- Incineration with energy recovery -- Rendering -- Landfill (burying or dumping): last resort option -- Impact on natural resources -- The landfilling dilemma -- New regulations and market-based instruments can drive changes., Toolkit, reducing the food wastage footprint -- Annex, guidelines and pledges favouring food wastage reduction.
Publishers: Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2013.
"Food Wastage Footprint"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
MMS ID: 991020901759702626