How to Manage and Reduce Restaurant Food Waste in NYC

October 6, 2016 Antasha Durbin


New York City is famous for its food scene – there are more than 24,000 restaurants and every imaginable cuisine to enjoy. However, there is a price attached to this variety and it's not listed on the menu.


Each day more than 20,000 tons of waste are discarded in New York City, 33% of which is food, and 70% of commercial food waste comes from our restaurants.


To combat food waste, save your restaurant time and money, and help alleviate NYC’s garbage problem, we’ve created this food waste guide to show you what actions you can take to manage and reduce your food waste.




About the Author

Antasha Durbin

Antasha is an Online Marketing Specialist at TouchBistro where she spends her days advising restaurateurs on their point of sale systems and her nights writing hospitality-related content. A veteran bartender and server, Antasha enjoys bringing her industry experiences to life through blogging. Her three-year-old son and BFF, Elijah, is her self-proclaimed muse for all things creative.

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