Food Waste definition

Food Waste means waste food that is household waste or, as the case may be, commercial waste, and shall have the same meaning as that applying to Regulation 7 of the Waste Management (Food Waste) Regulations 2009 (SI 508 of 2009) or, as the case may be, to Regulation 6 of the European Union (Household Food Waste and Bio-Waste) Regulations 2015 (SI 430 of 2015);
Food Waste means fruit and vegetable peelings, table scraps, meat, poultry and fish, shellfish, dairy products, cooking oil, grease and fat, bread, grain, rice and pasta, bones, egg shells, coffee grounds and filters, tea leaves and bags or other similar items.
Food Waste means waste from fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy products, fish, shellfish, nuts, seeds, grains, coffee grounds, and other food that results from the distribution, storage, preparation, cooking, handling, selling or serving of food for human consumption. Food waste includes but is not limited to excess, spoiled or unusable food and includes inedible parts commonly associated with food preparation such as pits, shells, bones, and peels. Food waste does not include liquids or large amounts of oils and meats which are collected for rendering, fuel production or other non-disposal applications, or any food fit for human consumption that has been set aside, stored properly and is accepted for donation by a charitable organization and any food collected to feed animals in compliance with applicable regulations.

Examples of Food Waste in a sentence

  • Food waste needs to be reduced: roughly a third of harvested food is lost either in the food transport and transformation chain (primarily in developing countries) or in the home (primarily in developed countries).

  • Food waste is a major global concern as it impacts the social, economic, and environmental status of the region or the country.

  • Food waste within food supply chains: quantification and potential for change to 2050.

  • Food waste (FW) is attractive in terms of its nutrient content, i.e. 30–60% starch/sugars, 5–10% proteins and 10–40% lipids (Kumar and Longhurst, 2018).

  • Food waste report through DG ENV SRM FWC – full report:

More Definitions of Food Waste

Food Waste means food processing vegetative waste, food
Food Waste means the organic residues generated by the handling, storage, sale, preparation, cooking, and serving of foods; commonly called gar- bage.
Food Waste means controlled waste that—
Food Waste means a waste material of plant or animal origin that results from the preparation or processing of food for animal or human consumption; and that is separated from the municipal solid waste stream. Food waste includes, but is not limited to, food waste from food facilities as defined in Health and Safety Code section 113789 (such as restaurants), food processing establishments as defined in Health and Safety Code section 111955, grocery stores, institutional cafeterias (such as, cafeterias in prisons, schools and hospitals), and residential food scrap collection. Food waste does not include any material that is required to be handled only pursuant to the California Food and Agricultural Code and regulations adopted pursuant thereto.
Food Waste means food scraps and trimmings and other putrescible waste that result from food production, preparation, cooking, storage, consumption or handling. Food waste includes, but is not limited to, meat, fish and dairy waste, fruit and vegetable waste, grain waste, acceptable food packing items such as pizza boxes, paper towels, waxed cardboard and food contaminated paper products.
Food Waste means a subset of Organic Materials including: (i) all kitchen and table food waste scraps, and animal, or vegetable, fruit, grain, dairy or fish waste that attends or results from the storage, preparation, cooking or handling of foodstuffs, with the exception of animal excrement; (ii) paper waste contaminated with putrescible material; and (iii) biodegradable food service ware designed to disintegrate and biodegrade quickly.
Food Waste means the organic residues generated by the handling, storage, sale, prepara- tion, cooking and serving of foods.