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Food Waste

Wasted FoodThe CLF Wasted Food Project aims to generate evidence that makes a meaningful contribution to the US goal of halving waste of food by 2030. We work primarily in the US but have several international projects.

Research and reports


Projects and activities

  • Seafood Waste and Resource Use
  • Frozen seafood as an intervention to prevent waste: retailer and consumer perspectives
  • Nanotechnology and food waste prevention
  • Comparing discourse about food waste in the US and UK (CLF-Lerner Fellow Katie Heley)
  • Qualitative interviews with farmers about crop donation and incentives they value
  • Simulation modeling of supply chains for perishable foods in low-resource settings (CLF-Lerner Fellow Marie Spiker)
  • Identifying food recovery organizations in the Chesapeake region (2014)