Thursday 2 September 15:15 > 15:30

Identification and Assessment of Food Waste Prevention Practices Throughout The Food Supply Chain

Dr. Christina Chroni Mrs. Katerina Synani Prof. Konstadinos Abeliotis Mr. Dimitris Homatidis Mrs. Zoi Gaitanarou Mrs. Katerina Korizi Prof. Katia Lasaridi
Session: 13(V) Solid Waste Management
CEST ID: 838 ROOM: VR3 Paper Presentation
Food waste generation is an issue that poses grave environmental, social and economic repercussions for the entire European Union (EU). According to the findings of the UNEP Food Waste Index Report (2020), approximately 931 million tonnes of food waste were generated in 2019. To tackle this issue, last decade, hundreds of different actions, practices, and innovations have been designed and employed, posing various levels of efficiency and transferability. This paper identifies and classifies a total of 170 food waste prevention actions.