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Today, World Resources Institute and 11 partners announced the launch of Further With Food: Center for Food Loss and Waste Solutions an online hub to exchange information and solutions that can help realize the United States’ goal of cutting food waste 50 percent by 2030.

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After a 21 percent drop, a new report shows that food waste is on the rise again in the United Kingdom. Can the UK and the world meet the global goal of halving food waste by 2030?

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In a period of just five years, the United Kingdom was able to reduce food waste in households by 21 percent. Ahead of World Food Day, this event will highlight how the UK achieved this success and what lessons can be shared for the United States, as well explore what’s happening to reduce food loss and waste on this side of the Atlantic and how efforts can expand worldwide.

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WRI's new Food Loss & Waste director Liz Goodwin suggests three key steps -- setting strong targets, measuring for management, and concrete, replicable action -- for reducing food loss and waste.

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The latest food trend isn't a particular cuisine or exotic ingredient; it's sustainability, and the food industry has taken note. The new Better Buying Lab -- a partnership with major companies including Google, Sainsbury's, Hilton Worldwide and other industry leaders -- aims to help accelerate demand for more sustainable food options.

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Washington, D.C. (June 28, 2016) – The World Resources Institute (WRI) announced today that Dr. Liz Goodwin will join the organization as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste. Dr. Goodwin will advance WRI’s efforts to encourage countries and companies to measure and monitor food loss and waste, engage the public and private sectors to implement solutions, and further build partnerships for action.

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PARIS and WASHINGTON, 21st June 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has agreed to join Champions 12.3, a coalition of leaders from governments, businesses, farmer groups, and civil society organisations dedicated to inspire ambition, mobilise action, and accelerate progress toward achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 12.3 by 2030. The move follows the CGF’s 2015 resolution to halve food waste and reaffirms its commitment to help tackle food waste globally.

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