Canadian Food Loss + Waste Cost-Share Program - Supported by the Walmart Foundation

On March 5th, 2018 the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity and Provision Coalition launched a new one-year program to tackle food loss + waste in Canadian manufacturing facilities and raise awareness of the issue.


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Program Details

  • This cost-share program is available for 50 Canadian food and beverage manufacturers and will provide measurable solutions for the prevention and reduction of food loss + waste.
  • Public trust research will explore consumer perceptions and attitudes towards food waste and lead an education and outreach campaign sharing research results, best practices, facility case studies, business tools and populating bestfoodfacts.org

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Why Participate?

  • Based on employee numbers, manufacturers will receive between  50-85% cost reimbursement thanks to the Walmart Foundation on the total project value of $10,000
  • Food loss + waste facility assessments conducted by an environmental engineering firm will identify 3 reduction opportunities within the facility
  • Education and outreach for employees to help them think differently about food waste prevention and reduction



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Utilization of Provision Coalition's tools:

  • Food Loss + Waste Toolkit will assist in quantifying the environmental, social and financial benefits of implementing the identified solutions
  • Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Dashboard will monitor and track progress and success

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Check out our launch event: 

Complete Coverage of the live stream program launch event March 5, 2018
Presentation slides from the event are also available here
FLW Public Trust Research - Crystal Mackay, President & CEO, Canadian Centre for Food Integrity 
Program Overview - Cher Mereweather, Executive Director, Provision Coalition
Overview of Facility FLW Assessments - Bruce Taylor, Enviro-Stewards 
Manufacturer FLW in Action - Katen Kohli, Hans Dairy

To learn more and/or register for the program please contact Marcy Lillard by email: mlillard@provisioncoalition.com  or by phone: (519) 822-2042 x3