Food waste is an ever-growing issue and we are actively working to investigate the underlying causes. We run information campaigns and encourage guests through innovative nudging techniques to take what they want and need, rather than what they think they want and need. We are also developing more advances measuring techniques to learn about what impact our activities are having.
A record low for food waste in Sweden
In Sweden, we began monitoring food waste in 2016 and since then the total waste has been reduced by 31 percent, which is equivalent to 750 tons of food. Furthermore, the waste in our Swedish restaurants are mainly foods such as pasta and potatoes, which have less environmental impact than all other foods.
Three tips – how to reduce your food waste
There are a few easy ways for you to reduce your food waste, below are three tips to help you get started:
- Smaller plates – if you use smaller plates to serve your food on, you will eat smaller portions and not take an excessive amount of food.
- Portions – think about portion size, start with a smaller portion and then take another serving if you are still hungry.
- Lunch box – save your leftovers for the day after, do not throw away any food, save it for another meal.
Want to learn more about food waste? For more tips and information on how to reduce your food waste, please read our guide.