Food Waste - Resources

The links and organizations below can help you fully understand the impact of wasting food - and offer additional tools you can use to reduce wasted food:

NJ Department of Agriculture, together with other organizations, created this website with food waste reduction tips for individuals and businesses.

Through NRDC's national Save the Food campaign, the organization is raising awareness among consumers-the number one source of wasted food in the United States-and arming them with practical tips and tools to cut food waste at home.

ReFED is a multi-stakeholder nonprofit, powered by an influential network of the nation's leading business, nonprofit, foundation, and government leaders committed to reducing U.S. food waste. ReFED has identified 27 of the best opportunities through the Roadmap to Reduce U.S. Food Waste a first-of-its-kind economic analysis, making it easier for stakeholders across the food supply chain to meet the national 50% reduction goal by 2030.

Feeding America's mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger. is a NJ based nationwide nonprofit that is ending food waste by enabling home/community gardeners to donate their surplus harvest to a nearby food pantry.

Farmers Against Hunger (FAH) was started in 1996 as a way to enable farmers throughout New Jersey to contribute their extra produce to those in need by acting as a bridge between farmers and hunger relief organizations.