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This River Cruise Kicks Food Waste to the Curb

by Mary Melnick

May 5, 2022

© Uniworld Boutique River Cruises


With sustainable tourism a growing force in the travel industry, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises takes great steps to become more sustainable. The cruise line leads the way by driving meaningful and substantial change with a formalized plan for eliminating food waste. Uniworld recently partnered with the Certified B Corporation food waste reduction program Leanpath. Right now, Uniworld is on track to reduce 50 percent of the company’s total food waste by 2025.

Food waste is responsible for about 6 percent of the global greenhouse emissions, and with this partnership, Leanpath already saw a 15 percent reduction in food waste in just three months. Nearly half of the Uniworld fleet has used Leanpath techniques with plans to expand to the entire fleet by 2023.


© Uniworld Boutique River Cruises


Leanpath invented an automated, data-driven food waste tracking system in 2004. Along with coaching from within the company, the system has provided the technology for companies around the world ever since. The cutting-edge system helps improve kitchen efficiency as well as demolish food waste on a large scale.

This is just one component of Uniworld’s sustainability plan. Uniworld also aims to provide new sustainable tourism adventures for travelers, committing to carbon neutrality through the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism and eliminating single-use plastics.


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