23 Mar '17, 10am

These hotels are fighting food waste, one guest at a time

Some of the world's most iconic hotels are to trial new approaches to tackling food waste, as part of a major new initiative launched today by WWF, the Rockefeller Foundation and the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA). Hilton, Hyatt, InterContinental Hotels, and Marriott International are among the high-profile brands to sign up to the 12-week pilot program, which aims to test a range of different technological and behavior change approaches to curbing food waste levels. The program is part of the Rockefeller Foundation's YieldWise Initiative , which aims to reduce post-harvest food loss and halve the world's food waste by 2030. According to the group, currently around 40 percent of U.S. food waste occurs throughout the supply chain, with the hospitality and food services industry being a prime culprit. "With its substantial food service volume and broad reach w...

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