This article originally appeared in QSR magazine, Nov. 2019. With the holiday season fast approaching, businesses, especially restaurants, will likely begin experiencing more food waste. Did you know the largest component of most commercial waste streams is organics? A large chunk of that is wasted food. A nationwide survey of over 100 commercial waste audits conducted by … Continue reading Food Waste Audits Help Restaurants Fight Waste and Hunger
In response to rising waste costs and the passing of the waste audits San Francisco mandate in December 2018 (requiring the city’s largest waste generators to conduct waste audits every three years), Great Forest CEO Ross Guberman tells leading industry news source Waste Dive that businesses should take control. Why wait until you are fined or … Continue reading Waste Audits San Francisco Mandate – Great Forest CEO Calls on Businesses to Take Control
Using comprehensive waste audits, Great Forest recently helped a global consumer products brand uncover a breakdown in their waste and recycling program that kept its operation from running at optimum level. Our investigation also revealed a sizable revenue stream they were missing. Read the case study to learn more.
This month, Great Forest participated in a waste audit of ten restaurants that are part of NYC’s Food Waste Challenge to collect data that will give the city a better idea of how the program is making a difference as part of PlaNYC 2030. Great Forest has been advising the NYC Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and … Continue reading NYC’s Food Waste Challenge Enters Next Phase – Data Collection