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A Candid Conversation LIVE with Dana Siles

Dana Siles (New England Coordinator, Rescuing Leftover Cuisine)

Location: I South Pacific

Date: Wednesday, March 11

Time: 1:15pm - 2:15pm

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Track: Events , Business & Operations

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Restaurants, cafés, hotels, colleges, offices, venues and events are throwing out thousands of tons of nutritious excess consumable food every year. According to The Wedding Report and RecyclingWorks, in 2016 there were 44,579 weddings in Massachusetts alone, averaging 120 guests per event with 1 pound per meal wasted (that’s 5,349,480 pounds of food—nearly 2,675 tons—just in 2016!). Join Dana Siles, the New England coordinator for Rescuing Leftover Cuisine to discuss how to eliminate wasted food from your events by partnering with Rescuing Leftover Cuisine and other organizations throughout the US which transport food after events to local Human Service Agencies who freely serve those in need. She will discuss the Federal and State Laws, Federal Tax Incentives and Logistics for food donation from businesses. Bring your questions and ideas for all food waste problems and solutions. Together, we can all work toward a less wasteful future.