Initiatives on prevention of food waste in the retail and wholesale trades
Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat2011 (English)Book (Other academic)
This project was initiated by the Nordic Council of Ministers and its waste prevention group. The background to the project is that waste prevention is the highest priority in the waste hierarchy according to the EU Waste Directive. One other reason is the heavily increasing discussions in society on food waste in general. The project has been focusing on amounts of food waste, causes for food waste generation and initiatives to reduce the amounts of food waste from the retail and wholesale sector. Furthermore it gives some recommendations to measures that could be taken to change the present situation.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers , 2011. , 89 p.
TemaNord, ISSN 0908-6692 ; 2011:548
kestävä kehitys, ympäristö
Bæredygtig udvikling, Miljø
Sjálfbær þróun, Umhverfi
Bærekraftig utvikling, Miljø
Research subject Sustainable development; Environment
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-1655DOI: 10.6027/TN2011-548ISBN: 978-92-893-2252-2OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-1655DiVA: diva2:701989