On May 19th food waste stakeholders met for an interactive Food Waste Innovation Incubator Day. The workshop followed the the REFRESH Food Waste 2017 Conference on 18th May.

As part of a series of events for the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) hosted by Berlin food waste start-up MealSaver, REFRESH researcher Keighley McFarland will present the REFRESH project and the REFRESH Food Waste Solution Contest.

Food Matters Live is a cross-sector event for the food and drink industry, retailers, foodservice providers, government and people in the nutrition field, to enable collaboration and innovation to support a sustainable food landscape for the future.

The Swedish Collaboration Group for Reduced Food Waste (SaMMa) is an open forum for Swedish actors interested in food waste. The meeting on October 25 was attended by 33 participants representing, industry, retail, NGO, Academy and consultants and policy bodies as well as several social entrepreneurs.

The REFRESH Food Waste Solution Contest wanted to bring much-deserved recognition to innovative solutions to the problem of food waste and encourage their spread. Anyone from Europe that has developed a food waste innovation – including individuals, organisations, start-ups and large companies – was encouraged to submit a video or visual essay about their project. Find all information about the contest here:

The Consumer Goods Forum presents a two-day event on Sustainable Retail Summit from 27th to 28th of October 2016 in Paris.

REFRESH, a European project on food waste, has launched its Food Waste Solution Contest and is looking for the freshest ideas to tackle food waste across Europe. The contest aims to highlight and support solutions to food waste and food packaging waste at any part(s) of the food chain.

The EU launched the Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste (FLW) that aims to support the EU and its Member States in contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 12.3 to halve per capita food waste at the retail and consumer level by 2030, and reduce food losses along the food production and supply chain.

Los días 7 y 8 de Septiembre 2016 tuvo lugar en la sede de CREDA-UPC-IRTA, en la ESAB de Castelldefels, España, el segundo encuentro europeo del proyecto EU REFRESH, con el objetivo de discutir el progreso del proyecto y definir conjuntamente futuras acciones contra el desperdicio alimentario.


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