Sustainability Pathways

Automated food waste tracking system

Type of practice Reduce
Name of practice Automated food waste tracking system
Name of main actor Lean Path
Type of actor(s) Food services
Location United States of America
Stage of implementation Consumption
Year of implementation 2004
What was/is being done? Lean Path developed an automated food waste tracking system for the industry, which can be used in hospitals, colleges and universities, restaurants and other food service operations across USA and beyond. It is composed of a tracking terminal allowing accurate recording of daily food waste weight, and discard reason, and a reporting dashboard to help identify and target critical areas
Outcomes and impacts Lean Path claims that “it has helped customers cut food waste by as much as 80% and run greener, more sustainable operations.”