16 Reasons 2016 Will Bring Positive Change to the Global Food System

7. Food waste is finally getting the attention it deserves. From U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree’s (D-Maine) Food Recovery Act to the UN’s goal to halve food waste by 2030, leaders are taking action on this massive problem. 2016 may be a landmark year for revising sell-by labels, improving donation incentives, de-stigmatizing imperfect produce and scaling out composting.
— Danielle Nierenberg, Food Tank