Several Food Companies Pledge to Reduce Operational Food Loss and Waste by 50 percent by 2030

On January 22, 2020, EPA announced that Browns Superstores, Compass Group, Giant Eagle, Hello Fresh, Las Vegas Sands, and Wendy’s have agreed to participate in the joint EPA/USDA U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions initiative by “… pledging to reduce food loss and waste in their own operations by 50 percent by the year 2030 …” – Other 2030 Champions are: Ahold Delhaize, Aramark, Blue Apron, Bon Appetit, Campbells, ConAgra, Farmstead, General Mills, Hilton, Kellogg’s, Kroger, Marley Spoon, MGM Resorts, Mom’s Organic Market, Pepsico, Sodexo, Sprouts, Unilever, Walmart, Wegmans, Weis, Whitsons and Yum! Brands …” – The EPA news release is here: – Information about the 2030 Champion initiative is here: and – See also the EPA Food Recovery Challenge at – State, local, tribal and territorial governments interested in making a commitment to food waste reduction can sign the Winning on Reducing Food Waste pledge – #FoodWaste