New consortium centers on food safety and builds on a Walmart project started last year in China.
Wasting less means feeding more, alleviating environmental pressure and boosting the economy.
Introducing the accelerator finalists who will pitch to a live audience of potential partners at VERGE 17 in Santa Clara, Calif. in September.
New Jersey state laws mandating food waste reductions create business opportunities for recyclers, composters and others.
The furniture maker-turned-restaurateur partnered with tech companies Leanpath and Winnow to save thousands of tons of wasted food resources and euros.
Proposed new legislation would make it simpler for restaurants and food service companies to donate excess edible food.
Hilton, Hyatt, InterContinental and Marriott are participating in a 12-week pilot aimed at prioritizing prevention.
Businesses that stop wasting food generate a 14-fold return on investment.
Kellogg, IKEA and others are seizing financial opportunities from improving lives and reducing the environmental impacts of millions of smallholders in supply chains.
Ron Cotterman, vice president of sustainability at Sealed Air, joined GreenBiz Studio at GreenBiz 16.