Tackling food waste will lead to triple wins: environmentally, economically, and socially.
The University of Otago and WasteMINZ undertook research looking into the food waste generated by 20 restaurant and cafes, from six locations across Aotearoa. They did this through bin audits and an online survey. The following results provide an estimate of food waste in the New Zealand café and restaurant sector which include:
how food is wasted