Focusing on the crucial sustainability challenge of reducing food loss at the level of consumer society, this volume provides an in-depth, research-based overview of this multifaceted problem. Food Loss and Waste Reduction: Technical Solutions for Cleaner Production considers the myriad environmental, economic, social, and ethical factors associated with enormous amount of food waste, which also ends up wasting water, air, electricity, and fuel, which are necessary for food processing. This book uniquely examines the social and cultural views of food waste management, shedding new light on the topic by emphasizing the consumer/household perspective throughout. Drawing on a wide variety of disciplines, the book presents philosophical reflections, practical examples and case studies, and potential solutions to the problem of increasing food waste. The special feature of the book is that it covers different developments made right from the basic technologies generated for waste management to recent advancements and future areas of research.
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