To begin reducing waste in any operation, you need to know what you're wasting. Enter the food waste audit, which gives you a snapshot of how much and what you're wasting in your operation.

This guide offers tips, tools, and recommendations for conducting a food waste audit of your pre-consumer (or "kitchen") food waste. We'll walk you through creating a plan based on these five criteria:

  • Timing. When and how often whill you conduct the audit?
  • Participants. Who will be your food waste champion? Who else will participate and what will their roles be?
  • Goals. What exactly do you want to achieve with your food waste audit?
  • Process. How will you record data? What will you measure?
  • Location. Where is the most efficient location for the audit?
Find out what's in your waste stream. Download How to Conduct a Food Waste Audit and get started today!
Food Waste Audit Guide