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Food Recovery Hierarchy

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The Food Recovery Hierarchy prioritizes actions organizations can take to prevent and divert wasted food. Each tier of the Food Recovery Hierarchy focuses on different management strategies for your wasted food.

The top levels of the hierarchy are the best ways to prevent and divert wasted food because they create the most benefits for the environment, society and the economy. Click on the links below to learn more about the tiers of the hierarchy.

Source Reduction
Feed Hungry People
Feed Animals
Industrial Uses
Composting