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Final results of the SavingFood project

SavingFood offers a novel approach to tackle food waste, by turning this environmental issue into an innovative solution to reduce food waste and fight hunger through the redistribution of surplus food to welfare organisations supporting people in need. Moving forward from existing food redistribution channels, SavingFood proceeded to the creation of a social movement for…

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Awareness raising events – The results

During the project’s official lifecycle 11 awareness raising events took place in the four pilots countries, thus in Belgium, Greece, Hungary and the UK. Awareness raisign events, were communication activities organized around events with the purpose to inform citizens and all individuals about the activities, processes and results of the SavingFood project. All 11 events…

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Grand Finale Disco Soup Day

On the 28th of April, the SavingFood project will celebrate the completion of the official lifecycle of the project, the tons of saved food, the uncountable hours of building a well-sustained community and its innovative outputs to tackle food waste by organising a World Disco Soup Day at La Serre in Brussels, Belgium. The event…

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The case of Boroume

Boroume follows a holistic approach towards the issue of food waste, while also tackling food insecurity in Greece, through the organisation’s programmes: Boroume’s innovative approach to saving food suggests a direct and immediate link between the donor and the charity and a coordinated (quick) pick-up of the donation by the latter. Boroume does not collect,…

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The pilot in Belgium and the UK

The case of Feedback SavingFood’s pilot partner in the UK is Feedback, which is an environmental organisation that campaigns to end food waste at every level of the food system – by working with governments, international institutions, businesses, NGOs, grassroots organisations and the public to change society’s attitude toward wasting food. Currently, Feedback operates five…

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Save the Date for the Capsella workshop in Milan

Organised in Milan on May the 8th 2018, during the Milano Food Week, with the leadership of Municipality of Milan, OPERA Italian Observatory for Agrobiodiversity, and leading minds from the EU Capsella Project, Harvesting Innovation is for forward-thinking innovators who care about the planet, health and food security. SavingFood project and Capssi support this workshop,…

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Results of the Pledge signing campaign

SavingFood is In, are You? One-third of the world’s food is being wasted. We don’t even actually consume what we think we do! SavingFood has launched a pledge of support campaign, to communicate both the food waste phenomenon and its’ implications all over Europe as well as the SavingFood approach and solution. Hundreds of individuals…

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SavingFood goes to Finals!

After a challenging but yet exciting journey, the SavingFood Project has reached a Milestone, the Milestone of the official completion of the Project. During this journey, the SavingFood and its Partners have proceeded to actual changes. Changes in mindsets, attitudes and behaviours towards the food waste, changes on the ways to face this critical issue,…

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SavingFood on social innovation at the StartUp Europe Week 2018

The SavingFood project was presented at the Startup Europe Week in Thessaloniki on the 9th of March 2018 by ViLabs, the coordinator of the SavingFood project. The event took place in the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki on the 9th of March 2018, as part of an extensive series of events; the “StartUp Europe Week”, under…

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A successful SavingFood Spring Fiesta in UK

On Saturday 10th of March at 11:00 – 23:00 (UTC) at the Sadler’s Yard, Hanover Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, our partner Feedback, together with Real Junk Food Manchester, ran an all-day celebration of community and the joy of food. We held a family-friendly “alternative food market” and invited the public to create a meal collectively,…

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