When does food become garbage?
Can waste reduction efforts improve local food security? Are recycling bins public property? What does informal recycling practice tell us about urban change?

Dr. Kate Parizeau

 Current Projects | Selected Publications 


Rotting fruit - bananas, aple, orange


  • Investigating food waste at the household scale in Canada
  • Food waste across the value chain: Challenges and opportunities
  • Connecting food waste and food security








Parizeau, K., von Massow, M., & Martin, R. (2015). "Household-level dynamics of food waste production and related beliefs, attitudes, and behaviours in a municipality in Southwestern Ontario," Waste Management, 35, pp. 207-217. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2014.09.019 

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