Prevent wasted food

Waste less food at your restaurant and save money. We have resources to help you get started.
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35,000 tons of food waste yearly

Minneapolis restaurants create 35,000 tons of food waste each year. That's 30% of the city’s total food waste.
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Get help from Hennepin County

The County offers free technical help and grants to businesses. Learn how to reduce wasted food, donate food and compost with organics recycling.


Watch our video series to learn how to reduce wasted food at your restaurant.

Contact us

Minneapolis Health Department




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415