As part of a range of activities focused on reducing methane emissions, under the Strategy on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is consulting stakeholders on strategies to reduce avoidable food loss and waste.
On February 28, 2019, Circular Innovation Council (as Recycling Council of Ontario) attended a workshop on Reducing Food Loss and Waste in Canada hosted by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC).
Approximately 100 Canadian experts from industry, government, and the not-for-profit sector attended the event, which provided a forum to share ideas and discuss opportunities for measuring and reducing food loss and waste (FLW) across the food supply chain.
ECCC has now released a summary of the workshop and final report: Taking Stock of Food Loss and Waste Reduction in Canada.
Presentations and discussions on approaches to improve FLW measurement, reduce supply chain food loss, and reduce household and consumer waste. Key responses: