U.S. Food Waste challenge will undertake to help reduce, recover, or recycle food waste in the United States.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will launch the U.S. Food Waste Challenge on June 4, 2013.
In advance of World Environment Day, June 4th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will launch the U.S. Food Waste Challenge, inviting producer groups, processors, manufacturers, retailers, communities, and other government agencies to join us in our efforts to:
Reduce food loss and waste
Recover wholesome food for human consumption
Recycle discards to other uses including animal feed, composting, and energy generation
To join the Challenge, participants will list the activities they will undertake to help reduce, recover, or recycle food waste in the United States. At the launch event, USDA, EPA, and founding U.S. Food Waste Challenge participants will announce their commitments and invite others to join in reducing, recovering, and recycling food waste across the U.S. food chain, from farm to final disposition.Date: June 4, 2013
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Place: USDA, Whitten Building Patio, 1400 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250
Info source: http://www.usda.gov/oce/foodwaste/#