Food Waste Prevention Week

April 4 – 8, 2022

In collaboration with the City of Chicago, the Wasted Food Action Alliance is partnering with Save the Food FL to celebrate Food Waste Prevention Week (April 4-8).


To educate the public about reducing food waste at home, at work, and in their communities to support a healthier environment and help families save money.


Follow us on Twitter (@wastedfoodaa) and LinkedIn! We will be posting daily during Food Waste Prevention Week to celebrate the event.

Check out our Communications Toolkit to view our Social Media Calendar and learn what you can do to get involved during each day of Food Waste Prevention Week.

Don’t forget to tag @wastedfoodaa and use our hashtags! #wastedfoodaction #FoodWastePreventionWeek


Do you have a success story or any current efforts related to reducing wasted food that you’d like us to amplify via our social media platforms during Food Waste Prevention Week? Please share it with us by completing the form below!

Our hope is that we will inspire others to find ways to reduce wasted food in their own lives by sharing the amazing work you have done or are currently doing!


Calling all youth interested in reducing wasted food! Do you enjoy making TikToks? We need your help to spread the word about Food Waste Prevention Week!

Check out the PDF below to find exact guidelines for creating your TikToks.

@elsiepell April 4th-8th is Food Waste Prevention Week! Check out how I compost at home to reduce the amount of food I send to the landfill đŸ™‚ Link to the Block Bins website in the comments!#FoodWastePreventionWeek #wastedfoodaction #foodmatters #sustainability #foodwaste #compost #fyp ♬ original sound - elise


Save the Food FL has curated a list of webinars to attend during each day of Food Waste Prevention Week. Click the link below and register now!

In collaboration with the Alliance for Health Equity, the Wasted Food Action Alliance will be hosting a virtual roundtable discussion for Illinois hospitals and healthcare system stakeholders interested in reducing wasted food on Wednesday, April 6th from 10-11:30 am CDT.

Hospitals outside of Illinois are welcome to join the event, but follow-up technical support is available only for Illinois institutions.