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Our Newsroom features an array of resources to keep you up-to-date on all that ReFED has been working on. Stay in the know through our regular blog series, which covers key topics in the food waste space from a range of voices; hear from our expert sources as we help shine a light on the issue in the press; explore our extensive newsletter archive – and if you're a reporter covering food waste and related issues, don't miss our Media Toolkit featuring press releases, downloadable graphics, executive bios, and more.
Featured Blog Articles
ReFED Releases New Food Waste Estimates and Calls for Increased Action by Food System
April 19, 2023
New data from ReFED’s Insights Engine show little progress in reducing loss and waste throughout the supply chain – but per capita waste appears to be declining.
Alejandro Enamorado: Catalyzing Food Waste Funding with Tools and Insights
April 10, 2023
As a Senior Manager on the Capital, Innovation, & Engagement team at ReFED, Alejandro monitors and analyzes food waste investment and develops tools and resources to make that information accessible and actionable for capital providers and solution providers alike.
ReFED Catalytic Grant Fund Announces Grants to Seven Organizations to Reduce Consumer Food Waste in First Open Call
April 5, 2023
The Grant Fund was designed to provide nonprofit and for-profit organizations with impact investments to de-risk and scale high-impact solutions. The grantees have been provided catalytic funding in the form of recoverable and non-recoverable, non-dilutive grants to advance their efforts to fight consumer food waste.
North American Leaders Make Historic Commitment to Food Waste Reduction
January 11, 2023
Food waste reduction was one of only six climate-focused commitments to come out of the North American Leaders Summit.
Featured Press Articles
Meet our 2023 Women Who Inspire Winners!
Waste 360 | March 27, 2023
Starting as a Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council and continuing through her current role as Executive Director at ReFED, Dana has been a passionate voice promoting a sustainable, resilient, and inclusive food system – one that optimizes environmental resources, minimizes climate impacts, and makes the best use...
Simple ways to save the environment at home
Good Morning America | March 1, 2023
ABC News' chief meteorologist Ginger Zee is in California with sustainable tips to cut down on waste, with an appearance from ReFED's Executive Director Dana Gunders.
How 'best by' labels lead to more food waste
NPR | December 13, 2022
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dana Gunders, executive director at ReFed and author of the "Waste Free Kitchen Handbook," about the growing scrutiny over food labels and how they might be leading to more food waste.
Fight to curb food waste increasingly turns to science
AP | December 8, 2022
Hate mealy apples and soggy french fries? Science can help.Restaurants, grocers, farmers and food companies are increasingly turning to chemistry and physics to tackle the problem of food waste.
ReFED is rallying crucial allies in the war against food waste
Food Planet Prize | September 29, 2022
So much of American life can be improved by reducing food waste. ReFED can help.
What's Happening at ReFED | Nov 2022
ReFED Capital & Innovation Market Update | Oct 2022
ReFED Quarterly | Fall 2020
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