Category: News

A successful SavingFood Festival in Greece

The SavingFood Festival took place on Saturday 3rd of March at the Impact Hub in Athens and it was organized by the SavingFood Project, Boroume, WWF Greece and Impact Hub Athens. The objective of the event was to sensitise the general public, adults and children, about food waste and its serious impact on society, the…

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A successful SavingFood Disco Soup in Belgium

A SavingFood Disco Soup took place on the first of March in Belgium, organized by the SavingFood Project and our partner in Brussels, FoodWin, at Grand Place, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, and lasted from 12:30 to 18:00 o’clock. FoodWIN and the students of Louvain La Neuve organised a Disco Soup to end the CAP transition Festival on…

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One Month, Three transnational SavingFood Events!

Three different events, three different opportunities to save food! Meet the SavingFood Project and our key pilot partners. Our pilot partners, Boroume (Greece), Feedback (UK) and FoodWin (Belgium) are organizing festivals, fiestas and Disco soups for you to meet SavingFood, to prepare, serve and receive salads and meals made by fully edible surplus food that…

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SavingFood’s primary results at the Connected Technologies for Social Good event

SavingFood successfully participated in the two days event (14th -15th of February 2018) “Connected Technologies for Social Good” co-organized by CAPSSI and COST in Brussels. The project was represented by our partners from FoodWin, Feedback and Imec, who participated in workshops and Working Groups on sustainability and business model innovation presented the main results of…

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SavingFood Pledge of Support Call for Action

Shout-out to all the food waste warriors! 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! At least one-third of what we buy ends up in the bin. By signing our petition, you are: joining an expanding global movement promoting the…

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Gleaning through SavingFood in the UK and Belgium

The case of Feedback in the UK Through our use of the SavingFood Platform Feedback will identify notable efficiencies that reduce the time and effort required to organise and run gleaning days. In turn, this reduce the costs associated with gleaning (especially staff time) and therefore increase the potential of expanding of gleaning activities throughout…

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Introduce the SavingFood platform

The (SavingFood) Platform to stop food waste! Our platform offers a novel approach to tackle food waste, by turning this environmental issue into an innovative solution to fight hunger through the redistribution of surplus food to welfare organisations that support people in need. The platform combines our three ways to save food and tackle food…

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SavingFood: The pilot in Hungary

The case of Hungarian Foodbank Association The main stakeholder of the SavingFood platform in Hungary is the Hungarian Food Bank Association. The Food Bank is far the biggest food surplus redistribution organisation in the country. The Association was founded in 2005 and is a member of the European Federation of Food Banks. Surplus food redistribution…

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  • Athens, Greece

The First awareness raising event in Greece in Athens on Saturday, October 14

A successful SavingFood launch event took place in Greece, in the heart of Athens, under the name “Boroume in Trigono”, which literally means “we can in the triangle”. The event was organised by Boroume, joining forces with the City of Athens’ “Revitalization of the Athens Commercial Triangle project”. The aim of the event was to…

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  • Athens, Greece

SavingFood on farmer’s market, Viron, Athens

One of our food rescue scenarios is the farmer’s market and Boroume is very well connected in Athens. Apart from the pilot partners, the project coordinator Apostolos Vontas and ViLabs team participated as well at this food saving activity. The evening was approaching and around 3 am cest, we left the city centre (Boroume office)…

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