FOOD WASTE

Event Two

Panel

  • Facilitator – Olympia Yarger, GoTerra

  • Naomi Lee, ACT Government

  • Ilana Cooper, Dan The Man Cooking – Zero Waste Catering company

  • Gerry Gillespie, an industrial farming application

  • Dr Steven Lapidge – CEO, Fight Food Waste CRC

Context  - It has been reported that some 40,000 tonnes of food waste going to landfill a year in the ACT. In the 2019 ACT Budget resources are allocated to plan for a Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO) service. The National Food Waste Strategy in 2018 reiterates a commitment to halve the nation’s food waste by 2030. Food waste means: reducing, recycling, reusing, extracting, and value-adding.

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