Stop Food Waste Day digital cookbook and other food waste resources

Happy Stop Food Waste Day (April 27, 2022)! To raise awareness of Stop Food Waste Day, a digital food waste cookbook for home cooks has been published. It features recipes from 45 Compass Group chefs across 30 countries. These recipes give a second life to ingredients that most commonly go to waste in home kitchens, including stale bread, bruised fruit & vegetables, and discarded peels. This food waste cookbook can be downloaded as a PDF at:

Other valuable food waste resources can be accessed here:

Compass Group US introduced Stop Food Waste Day in 2017 before going global in 2018.

In addition, see these 15 tips for reducing food waste and becoming a Food Hero from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Finally, the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), ReFED and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have released a report detailing how U.S. lawmakers can take action to reduce food waste in the 2023 Farm Bill. See below URL to download a copy of this new report.

Opportunities to Reduce Food Waste in the 2023 Farm Bill (Report)

Published by greengrass50

My name is Christine McCullum-Gomez, PhD, RDN. I am a registered dietitian nutritionist with expertise in environmental nutrition, food and nutrition policy, food and nutrition security, food justice, chronic disease prevention, regenerative & organic agriculture, and sustainable healthy dietary patterns. Currently, I serve on the Editorial Review Board and as a Column Editor for the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition. I live in Bogota, Colombia with my husband, two teenagers (boy-girl twins), and our dog Honey. My website is: You can follow me on Instagram at:

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