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Food Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Why, What and How We Eat: Food Waste


This page guides you to resources dealing with food waste and its occurance during production, processing, retailing and consumption.

Industrial Food Waste

Books on Food Waste

Click on this link to find books in the Duke University Libraries about food waste

You can use the subject facets on the left side of the results page to narrow the results to your topic.

Find Articles

Use these databases to find articles about food waste.

    Finds articles in the National Agricultural Library, as well as a public source for world-wide access to agricultural information.
  • EconLit
    Indexes articles in economics, including economic history, economic theory, microeconomics, macroeconomics, and finance.
  • Web of Science
    Covers high impact research journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
  • ABI/Inform
    Covers business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information.
  • Project Muse
    Articles from e-journals published by various university presses.

Further Reading

Göbel, Christine, Nina Langen, Antonia Blumenthal, Petra Teitscheid, and Guido Ritter. 2015. Cutting food waste through cooperation along the food supply chain. Sustainability 7 (2): 1429-45.

Goldstein, Nora. 2014. Food Waste Collection Innovations. BioCycle 55, (6): 46.

Kiran, EU, AP Trzcinski, WJ Ng, and Y. Liu. 2014. Bioconversion of food waste to energy: A review. Fuel 134: 389-99.

Othman, Norzila. 2012. Vermicomposting of food waste. International Journal of Integrated Engineering 4 .

Schiller, Michael. 2013. Food waste biogas development. Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management Journal 32 (1): 70.

Sridhar, B. S. 2014. Cryo comminution of food waste. Nutrition & Food Science 44 (1): 47-56.