Learning Collab: Food Waste & Systems Thinking with Heather Lynch, Oddbox


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Heather Lynch, Head of Impact and Sustainability at Oddbox discussed with Kate Cawley Oddbox’s journey to systems solutions for food waste:

  • The purpose behind Oddbox and why it is fighting food waste
  • How Oddbox has been using a systemic thinking approach to food waste, looking into root causes and changing people’s mindsets and behaviours
  • Find out how Oddbox uses systems thinking to inform how it fights food waste at farms, in the food industry and in people’s homes
  • Hear more about how transparency and reporting have evolved to avoid greenwas

B Corp Oddbox creates fruit and veg boxes from wonky and surplus produce that can’t be taken by supermarkets and which would otherwise go to waste. In this FFM Learning Collab, Oddbox Head of Impact and Sustainability Heather Lynch shares her insights on systems solutions for food waste, exploring root causes, consumer mindsets, industry practice and the approach that Oddbox takes to make a difference.

About Heather:

Heather is Head of Impact and Sustainability at Oddbox. She leads their work to drive more action on food waste and to raise awareness of the impact of food waste on the planet and works to embed impact across the business to do good for people and the planet. Oddbox is a UK fruit and vegetable box that tackles food waste. They rescue odd and surplus produce that was at risk of going to waste and deliver it to people’s homes.

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