Internal/External Food Waste Cost Calculator
On average, for every $1000 in sales, restaurants generate 33 lb of food waste -up to 20% of the food they purchase. The vast majority of the food waste generated by restaurants ends up in landfills. In fact, at 21%, food is by far largest source of waste in landfills. To calculate the cost, internal* and external, of the food waste generated by your restaurant, enter your information below. After all, in order to solve a problem, one must first acknowledge its existence.
The Real Cost$ Of Food Waste
* For a more accurate calculation, the cost of labor, storage, and disposal, should be considered as well.