Resources for Assessing Wasted Food
These tools help to measure and track the amount, type of, and the source of the food and packaging waste.
A Guide to Conducting and Analyzing a Food Waste Assessment (pdf)
(1.55 MB, March 2014, EPA-530-F-15-003)
Shows how to do a one-time snapshot wasted food assessment.
Reducing Wasted Food & Packaging: A Guide for Food Services and Restaurants (pdf)
(1.28 MB, March 2014, EPA-909-K-14-002)
Provides guidance on using the prevention tool tracking results to save money and reduce waste.
- Paper Tracking Waste Log (pdf) (158.6 KB)
Check out the new resource for students and school personnel interested in the amount of food wasted in their cafeterias: