Food Waste: Books and Reports on Food Waste

Books about Food Waste

Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal

(2009) By Tristram Stuart

American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of its Food (and What We Can Do About It)

(2010) By Jonathan Bloom

Food Waste: Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life

(2014) By David Evans

Reports on Food Waste

Global Food: Waste Not, Want Not (2013) By The Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Counting the Cost of Food Waste: EU Food Waste Prevention (2014) By the European Union Committee

Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction (2014) By the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN

Food Losses and Waste in Europe and Central Asia (2014) By the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN

Reducing Food Loss and Waste (Working Paper) (2013) By the World Resources Institute

Counting What Matters: The Report of the Industrial Food Waste Audit Proposal (2013) By This is Rubbish

The Dating Game: How Confusing Food Date Labels Lead to Food Waste in America (2013) By the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Natural Resources Defense Council

Preparing a Waste Prevention Programme: Guidance Document (2012)* Commissioned by the European Commission *This document provides excellent examples of food waste reduction and diversion initiatives

Household Food and Drink Waste in the United Kingdom (2012) By the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

Literature Review – Relationship between Household Food Waste Collection and Food Waste Prevention (2011) By the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

Household Food Waste Prevention Case Study: West London Waste Authority in partnership with Recycle for London (2013) By  the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

Preventing Food Waste and Optimising Residual Waste Streams By the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation