The U.S. EPA plans to make food waste reduction an important component of the Biden administration’s efforts to reduce climate emissions, per comments an agency official shared during a panel discussion Monday on setting and reaching national food waste targets. The panel was part of this week’s NYC Food Waste Fair.
As for what’s coming down the pike regarding EPA’s work on food waste, Claudia Fabiano, an environmental protection specialist who works with the agency’s Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery’s Sustainable Management of Food team, said the new administration’s prioritization of climate change action is a good place to start. More >>