ELI’s Food Waste Initiative is publishing a Research Brief Series to present takeaways from the Initiative’s research, spanning a range of topics important to food waste prevention, recovery, and recycling. To access other research briefs in the series, visit: https://www.eli.org/food-wasteinitiative/publications. Social Science Literature Review on Value of Measuring and Reporting Food Waste is a review of relevant social science literature on the behavioral implications of measuring waste or emissions. The review indicates simply measuring waste or emissions can motivate behavior change, due to increased awareness as well as reputational and financial concerns of measuring entities.
Research Brief: Social Science Literature Review on Value of Measuring and Reporting Food Waste