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What’s the most critical tool to fight food waste? Measurement. Without understanding where food is being wasted – and how much of it is being lost – it’s impossible to implement an effective food waste reduction strategy. That’s why the Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment (PCFWC) Measurement Working Group is so important.
When food goes uneaten, the resources used to produce it go to waste as well – growing, cooling, processing, transporting, storing, cooking, and ultimately disposing of food all have an enormous greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) footprint, regardless of whether the food is actually eaten. Uneaten food in the U.S. is responsible for 4% of total U.S. GHG emissions – equivalent to the amount generated each year by nearly 60 million cars on the road.
Climate change has already caused unprecedented wildfires and intensified natural disasters on the Pacific Coast. Through the Framework for Collaborative Action, the PCC has charted an implementation roadmap to spur new coordinated work among PCC and other regional partners to add value to climate resilience initiatives.
Manufacturers’ Association Food Northwest Joins Pacific Coast Collaborative Effort to Cut Food Waste in Half, Underscoring the Need for Action across the Supply Chain
The PCC has announced that Food Northwest is the first industry association to join the West Coast Voluntary Agreement to Reduce Wasted Food to implement measurable action to cut food waste in half by 2030.
The PCC’s Food Waste Reduction Project has released its 2020 year-end report, Creating A Sustainable Future Through Food Waste Reduction, which details the efforts of the public-private partnership to create a less wasteful and more sustainable food system – with the goal of making significant reductions in carbon emissions and contributing to the health and economic success of the West Coast region.
Rejoining the Paris Agreement is an unequivocal commitment to climate action for the future of our communities, country, and world. The Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC) welcomes this decision and looks forward to working with the Biden-Harris Administration…
PCC Launches Dairy, Produce and Policy Working Groups to Foster Greater Collaboration Among Food Retailers and the Public Sector around Food Waste Reduction Best Practices
The Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC) is committed to supporting businesses that are implementing measures to reduce and prevent wasted food in the region by 50% by the year 2030 as part of the West Coast Voluntary Agreement to Reduce Wasted Food.
Climate Week NYC is one of the only international climate summits taking place this year. The Pacific Coast Collaborative had 60 minutes in the middle of the highly anticipated summit to talk about how the region is shaping a green and just recovery from the global pandemic.
Pacific Coast Collaborative to Lead One of the Largest Public-Private Partnerships to Reduce Food Waste
September 11, 2020. The Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC) announces plans to lead a US-based public-private partnership – one of the largest in the world – to address wasted food. Together with ReFED, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and WRAP, the PCC is calling on food retailers…