The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra hosts the 3rd World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF 2019) in Helsinki, Finland on 3-5 June 2019. The WCEF2019 will bring together around 2,000 key circular economy thinkers and doers from around the world.

EAT, the science-based global platform for food system transformation, hosts the EAT Stockholm Food Forum that will take place on June 12-13, 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden. Leaders and experts in science, politics, business and civil society from across the world come together to drive progress, share knowledge and help coordinate action across sectors and disciplines to embrace solutions that will transform the global food system.

This document provides guidance for evaluating interventions and policies designed to reduce the amount of household food waste. In this context, interventions are any activity – such as campaigns, changes to food packaging or products – that are being undertaken in order to prevent household food waste.

The production of food results in by-products. Instead of disposing them as waste, they can also be valorised into new products. This quiz lets you find out what new products can be made from this food waste. The player scrolls two image galleries and chooses two pictures that correspond as food waste and new product. When clicking 'submit' the player is informed whether the assignment was correct. There are eight possible pairs to be found.

This is a recording of the REFRESH webinar that took place on 10 April 2019. This REFRESH webinar provided insights into a collaborative approach to reduce food waste along the whole supply chain. What causes food waste in the supply chain and how can voluntary agreements address this? What is the role for voluntary agreements vs legislation? What can we learn from voluntary agreements implemented in Europe?

Az önkéntes platformok jó megoldásnak bizonyulnak az élelmiszerpazarlás visszaszorítására. A közös cél érdekében tett együttes erőfeszítések által a résztvevő szervezetek hatékonyabban tudnak együttműködni és hatást elérni. A REFRESH nemzeti programjainak és a WRAP Egyesült Királyságban létrehozott Courtauld 2025 programjának gyakorlati tapasztalatai tartalmazó útmutató tartalmazza az önkéntes platformok létrehozásához szükséges lépéseket.

El acuerdo voluntario es un método cuya efectividad está probada para reducir el desperdicio alimentario. Mediante el trabajo conjunto para la consecución de objetivos comunes, las organizaciones pueden colaborar y generar cambios de una forma más efectiva y eficiente. A través de ejemplos prácticos que forman parte de los programas nacionales de REFRESH, así como el exitoso proyecto WRAP de Inglaterra, incluyendo el acuerdo Courtauld 2025, esta guía establece los pasos necesarios para el diseño de acuerdos voluntarios exitosos.

FoodWasteEXplorer is an online, searchable database of food waste compositional data. It allows users to search for nutrients, bioactives, toxicants and other waste related data in specific side streams.

This is a recording of the REFRESH webinar that took place on 9 April 2019. It provided insights into opportunities and approaches for increasing the value of food waste and by-products: What are the opportunities available at different parts of the supply chain to use unavoidable food waste and food side streams? What are the opportunities and barriers presented by policy? How can food streams be best assessed for increasing their value? What can we learn from existing case studies?

Vrijwillige Samenwerkingsverbanden werpen hun vruchten af om voedselverspilling te voorkomen. Door samenwerking kunnen gezamenlijke doelen worden bereikt, worden bedrijven geprikkeld tot samenwerking en kan verandering op een zo efficiënt en effectief mogelijke manier worden bereikt. REFRESH heeft op basis van de eigen succesvolle implementatie van 5 nationale vrijwillige samenwerkingsverbanden in Nederland, Duitsland, Spanje, Hongarije en China, en het Britse voorbeeld van  "Courtauld 2025", een blauwdruk voor succes opgesteld.

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