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    Manufacturers

    Manufacturers can expand existing leadership in repurposing excess food through multi-stakeholder collaborations.

    Key ManufacturerActions

    • Continue to increase efficiencies through Manufacturing Line Optimization to boost profits.
    • Collaborate with retailers on Packaging Adjustments, Spoilage Prevention Packaging, and Standardized Date Labeling.

    Key Manufacturers Solutions

    Animal Feed

    Feeding food waste to animals after it is heat treated and dehydrated and either mixed with dry feed or...

    $-52 /ton
    in financial benefit

    49 K tons/yr
    in diversion potential

    0 M meals/yr
    meals recovered

    34 K tons/yr
    in GHG reduction

    0 B gal/yr
    in water conservation

    0
    jobs created

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    Manufacturing Line Optimization

    Target systemic and sporadic waste generation by optimizing equipment operating conditions (e.g. determining the most efficient run settings), addressing...

    $1,770 /ton
    in financial benefit

    20 K tons/yr
    in diversion potential

    0 M meals/yr
    meals recovered

    61 K tons/yr
    in GHG reduction

    7 B gal/yr
    in water conservation

    0
    jobs created

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    Top Rated Solution:
    Most Cost Effective

    Packaging Adjustments

    Modifying packaging sizes and designs to optimize consumer consumption and avoid residual container waste

    $3,443 /ton
    in financial benefit

    208 K tons/yr
    in diversion potential

    0 M meals/yr
    meals recovered

    830 K tons/yr
    in GHG reduction

    100 B gal/yr
    in water conservation

    0
    jobs created

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    Top Rated Solution:
    Most Cost Effective
    Most Water Saved

    Standardized Date Labeling

    Standardizing food label dates, including eliminating visible “sell by” dates, to reduce consumer confusion

    $4,547 /ton
    in financial benefit

    398 K tons/yr
    in diversion potential

    0 M meals/yr
    meals recovered

    1,593 K tons/yr
    in GHG reduction

    192 B gal/yr
    in water conservation

    0
    jobs created

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    Tools for action

    The Roadmap demonstrates that achieving a 20% reduction in food waste will generate a positive financial, social, and environmental return on investment. To make that happen, crosscutting actions are needed in four areas. Click to learn more about each tool.

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