Some links to reference:
Wasted Food, blog of Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland
EPA website, which describes the US Food Waste Challenge launched June 2013
Love Food Hate Waste, England’s WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) initiative*
The UK’s Zero Waste Week
*I recommend their Hints and Tips, Portions and Planning, and Storage sections.
Let’s move our way up this hierarchy!