Sustainable Management of Food

Food Recovery Hierarchy

Source ReductionFeed Hungry PeopleFeed AnimalsIndustrial UsesCompostingFood Recovery Hierarchy, food waste, composting, waste management, recycle, source reductionThe Food Recovery Hierarchy prioritizes actions organizations can take to prevent and divert wasted food. Each tier of the Food Recovery Hierarchy focuses on different management strategies for your wasted food.

The top levels of the hierarchy are the best ways to prevent and divert wasted food because they create the most benefits for the environment, society and the economy. Click on the links below to learn more about the tiers of the hierarchy.


Spanish Translation of the Food Recovery Hierarchy

Jerarquía de Recuperación de los Alimentos en Español

food recovery hierarchy, in spanish, en espanol, Jerarquía de Recuperación de los Alimentos Click the image to view a larger version.

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