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Insights publishes articles on issues at the intersection of environment and international development. Through analysis, commentary and data-driven storytelling, WRI's leading experts highlight solutions for a sustainable future.

About 17% of all food produced is wasted at the consumer end of the supply chain. It's a multi-faceted challenge that results from a sequence of seemingly small decisions households make every day. Research shows that behavioral science interventions like shifting social norms could help reduce the amount of food that ends up in landfills.

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