Free Webinar on Measuring Household Food Waste

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Author: Shannon Coulter-Low

Posted: September 4, 2016

Categories: GoodFoodBites / News from Sustain Ontario

Join us for our webinar on Measuring Food Waste at the Household LevelThis is the second and last of our Breaking Down Regional Food Waste webinar series.

This webinar is an introduction to the metrics of conducting food waste audits at the household level. Learn from the perspectives of the private sector, regional government and academia. Topics of discussion will include best practices, barriers and solutions to measuring food waste, as well as collaboration across sectors. Register and find more information here.

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The session will include presentations from the following:

Larry Freiburger is a Director of Operations at AET Group, an environmental consulting auditing and scientific services company. He has extensive experience in conducting waste characterizations, waste assessments, waste minimization and long term waste management planning across Canada.

Julie Hordowick is a representative from York Region’s Environmental Services department. She is the program manager of York Region’s Integrated Waste Management Master Plan.

Allan Hensel is a representative from the city of Thunder Bay’s Supply Management Division. The city is in the process of conducting food waste audits at some of their municipal institutions.

Mike von Massow is a researcher and professor at the University of Guelph with the Department of Food Agriculture and Resource Economics. He is a lead researcher on the Guelph Food Waste Research project, and has conducted studies of household food waste behaviour for the City of Guelph and York Region.


Did you miss our first webinar on Implementing Reduction and Diversion Programs at the Household Level? Check it out here.