Garett DiStafano, Director of Residential Dining, UMass
Andrew Shakman, Co-founder and President, LeanPath, Inc.
University of Massachusetts (UMass) has one of the largest collegiate dining operations in the nation, serving more than 16,000 students and about 40,000 meals a day. This presentation will explore UMass’ integrated strategy to reduce food waste, including pre-consumer food waste tracking, which has helped them save more than $300,000 and reduce food waste by 57% in just one year.
- How UMass has saved $300,000 without compromising high-quality menus and food.
- How culture impacts food waste and how you can build a team focused on prevention.
- Getting started today with an action plan to reduce food waste at your university.