Read about leading ideas and initiatives to mitigate food loss and waste and the people behind them.
Over 160 ideas were ultimately evaluated by the CEC Joint Public Advisory Committee and nine semifinalists were invited to develop their innovative ideas into full proposals.
Three winning projects were selected by a panel of judges consisting of government officials from Canada, Mexico and the United States.
On February 1, the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) and the UN Environment North America Office recognized entrants from across North America who demonstrated innovative, impactful and effective approaches to reducing food waste and loss.
Each winner was invited to present their initiative at the North American Workshop on Food Waste Reduction and Recovery in Toronto, Canada. The conference was hosted by the CEC and ran from February 28 to March 2, 2017.