The FLW Value Calculator (in beta test version) creates a snapshot of the impacts related to the loss and waste of different types of food. With this knowledge you can demonstrate how your efforts to prevent food loss and waste provide nutritional and environmental value.

The calculator, created by Quantis as part of WBCSD’s FReSH program and with input from World Resources Institute, also provides insights that can be used when considering which food loss and waste streams to prioritize. It can be used to compare and contrast the environmental and nutritional impact of various actions to reduce food loss and waste.

The calculator complements the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard as it enables you to describe and convey the scale and relevance of food loss and waste in terms that may be more meaningful for some audiences than weight.