2019 Food Waste Forum

A strategic regional conversation to update our roadmap
to prevent, recover and recycle wasted


September 11

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
@ Memorial Hall

This regional event will be a critical step forward in understanding the progress we have made on reducing wasted food and identifying strategic opportunity for collaboration going forward. 

Lunch and refreshments provided by La Soupe

Registration coming soon!


On November 4, 2016, Green Umbrella, along with the City of Cincinnati’s Office of Environment and SustainabilityHamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District and Brueggeman Center for Dialogue at Xavier University convened the first ever regional meeting concerning food waste.

The forum brought together over 150 stakeholders from across the food system for a strategic conversation to create a roadmap to prevent, recover, and recycle wasted food in the Greater Cincinnati region. The forum, Food Waste: A Strategic Regional Conversation, was the first step in a broad based discussion about how our region will address wasted food. 

Out of that forum came the Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Waste Action Plan, which provided a roadmap for stakeholders to collaborate on preventing, recovering and recycling wasted food in the region. Since then, numerous initiatives have emerged locally and nationally to address this ongoing problem. 

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