The Dutch REFRESH pilot working platform Taskforce Circular Economy in Food will organise together with TCEF members Hutten Catering and Rabobank an interactive event for TCEF Members, Dutch Champions 12.3 and international frontrunner organisations.
The fourth NLWA Waste Prevention Exchange will focus on food waste prevention and examine different approaches and how to secure long term behaviour change. REFRESH scientific coordinator Hilke Bos-Brouwers (Wageningen University & Research) will give a kenote on "Food waste - towards half as much: Initiatives & programmes that encourage public participation"
This peer-reviewed paper finds that consumer food waste is influenced by country, age, student status, and belief that the family wastes too much, and suggests how policy interventions can be designed to target these drivers.
The concluding conference of the joint project "Development, Testing and Dissemination of Concepts for Sustainable Production and Consumption in Out-of-House Gastronomy" - NAHGAST is taking place in Berlin from 21 - 23 February 2018.
REFRESH researcher Lisanne van Geffen won The Science Battle against other researchers on the event: The Future of Waste – de kracht van kringlopen, 12th of October 2017 in Arnhem, The Netherlands.
REFRESH researcher Lisanne van Geffen presented project findings on consumer behaviour at the International Conference on Environmental Psychology.
Die Abschlusstagung des Verbundvorhabens Entwicklung, Erprobung und Verbreitung von Konzepten zum nachhaltigen Produzieren und Konsumieren in der Außer-Haus-Gastronomie – NAHGAST findet vom 21 bis 23 Februar 2018 in Berlin statt.
A Sino-Nordic Seminar on Sustainable Food Systems and Food Waste was held on January 13-14, 2018, in Shanghai, China. Over 40 active researchers and stakeholders from the Nordic countries and China in the field of sustainable food systems and food waste shared experience and discussed potential directions of collaboration.
This report presents insights about in-home food waste, including: the amounts wasted, household’s food prevention practices, and the influence of motivation, abilities, and opportunities on household food waste. It is based on a large-scale consumer survey in Germany, the Netherlands, Hungary, and Spain.
The progress of the Refresh project and the latest initiatives of the members of the Platform were presented, the next steps to be followed in the coming months were also discussed. We enjoyed both an interesting and entertaining program.