This study describes Prince George’s County‘s problem of food waste; explains national and state efforts to reduce food waste; explores the behaviors and beliefs of residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations regarding food waste. It presents policy recommendations and strategies, supported by national promising practices, to reduce, recover, and recycle food waste in the County. By creating awareness, this study seeks to reduce food waste in the County. Reducing local food waste may help eliminate food insecurity, protect the environment, and boost the economy.
Coordinator’s note: Although this study is for a county, it provides an excellent example of what you can do where you are as well – either mimicking their study or using some of their ideas in your food council or other group or institution.
Transparency | Diversity | Dynamism | Evidence-based |