2024 ReFED Food Waste Solutions Summit

June 11-13, 2024 | Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Convention Center

Shannon McDonald

Natural Resource Planner

Maryland Department of the Environment


Shannon McDonald, Natural Resource Planner at Maryland Department of the Environment, responsible for supporting the education, outreach, compliance and enforcement of the Maryland law on Food Residual Diversion. Shannon's professional experience includes environmental regulations and developing planning strategies to reduce institutional loss of best management practices and lessons learned. Shannon is the Project Manager for Maryland's Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) state grant.


Thursday, June 13

9:00am - 10:00am

Mainstage 3 | Behind the Baltimore Charm: A Deep-Dive into the City’s Food Waste Landscape

Mainstage Session

We love you, Baltimore! When it comes to reducing food waste, Baltimore is innovative, enthusiastic — and successful. From neighborhood composting to citywide waste policies, we’re excited to share some of what makes Charm City a model for food waste action across the nation. Featuring local leaders who will share how city policy is driving action on the state level, you’ll walk away knowing why Baltimore was our first pick for hosting this year’s Summit.

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