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Food Waste

Animating Questions

  • How can we reduce waste across the food chain?
  • What policies or incentives would reduce household food waste?


Peer Reviewed Research Papers

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Is it more convenient to waste? Trade-offs between grocery shopping and waste behaviors

Ellison, B., Fan, L., & Wilson, N. L. W. (2022). Is it more convenient to waste? trade-offs between grocery shopping and waste behaviors. Agricultural Economics, 00, 1– 15.

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What food waste solutions do people support?

Linlin Fan, Brenna Ellison, Norbert L.W. Wilson; What Food Waste Solutions do People Support?; Journal of Cleaner Production 3030 (2022) 129907. https//

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A Systems Approach to Assessing Environmental and Economic Effects of Food Loss and Waste Interventions in the United States

Mary K. Muth, Catherine Birney, Amanda Cuéllar, Steven M. Finn, Mark Freeman, James N. Galloway, Isabella Gee, Jessica Gephart, Kristal Jones, Linda Low, Ellen Meyer, Quentin Read, Travis Smith, Keith Weitz, Sarah Zoubek. Science of the Total Environment, Volume 685, 1 October 2019, Pages 1240-1254

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