Measuring and converting food waste

Fecha de publicación: 09/04/2020
Fuente: WIPO Food Portada
A system for measuring and converting food waste is provided. The system includes multiple food waste monitoring devices and a food waste analysis device. These food waste monitoring devices are deployed at different geographical locations. Each of the food waste monitoring devices is configured for obtaining food waste data that includes a reason for waste, a destination of the food waste, and a category of food waste. The food waste data further includes an estimation of the weight of food waste generated by converting the volume of the food waste based on the nature of the food waste. The food waste data is transmitted to the food waste analysis device, which is configured to perform various analysis on the collected food waste data.