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In November 2014, the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, a working group of major food service retailers and trade associations, released the report Analysis of U.S. Food Waste Among Food Manufacturers, Retailers, and Restaurants. From statistics in the report, Jordan Figueiredo of and Nicole Civita of the Food Recovery Project at the University of Arkansas created the list “10 Reasons Retailers, Manufacturers & Restaurants Can Do Much More to Conserve Food”.

RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts has resources for businesses or institutions interested in reducing surplus food generated, donating excess edible food, or diverting inedible food waste. For more information, contact RecyclingWorks by email or call 1-888-254-5525.