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Definition of Food waste

Food waste Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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food waste
n : food that is discarded (as from a kitchen) [syn: garbage, refuse, scraps]



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Noun
1. food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
(synonym) garbage, refuse, scraps
(hypernym) waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product
Food waste Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Soil Glossary - Mani
residual food from residences, institutions or commercial facilities; unused portions of fruit, animal or vegetable material resulting from food production.
Agricultural Glossary/yigini2004
- residual food from residences, institutions or commercial facilities; unused portions of fruit, animal or vegetable material resulting from food production.
Food waste Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Food waste or food loss is food material that is discarded or unable to be used. Various political organisations and entities have their own definition of what constitutes food waste. The causes of wasted food are numerous, and occur at the stages of production, processing, and retailing.

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Food waste Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
EPA Terms of Environment
Uneaten food and food preparation wastes from residences and commercial establishments such as grocery stores, restaurants, and produce stands, institutional cafeterias and kitchens, and industrial sources like employee lunchrooms.
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Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
Uneaten food and food preparation wastes from residences and commercial establishments such as grocery stores, restaurants, and produce stands, institutional cafeterias and kitchens, and industrial sources like employee lunchrooms.