We are excited and happy to announce that the VET LOVES FOOD project has joined the Portuguese movement against food waste Unidos Contra o Desperdicio. Thanks to our partner, MENTORTEC, we have join this amazing initiative!
Unidos Contra o Desperdicio| A Civic Movement to End Food Waste is a Portuguese civic and national movement born in the aftermath of the day on which the International Food Loss and Waste Awareness Day was marked for the first time, which unites society in an active and positive fight against food waste, reinforcing the importance of each of us in this fight and of which CNCDA is one of the founding members.
This Movement, which has the High Patronage of the President of the Portuguese Republic and the institutional support of the UN Secretary-General, has as founding members the Hotel, Restaurant and Similar Association of Portugal (AHRESP), the Portuguese Association of Distribution Companies (APED), the Portuguese Logistics Association (APLOG), the Lisbon City Council within the scope of the Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 (CML), the Confederation of Farmers of Portugal (CAP), the Business Confederation of Portugal (CIP), the National Commission for Combating Food Waste (CNCDA), Dariacordar/Zero Waste, the Portuguese Federation of Food Banks (FPBA) and Refood 4 Good.
The main objectives of the Movement are to contribute to facilitating the utilisation of surpluses, making the fight against food waste habitual. Encouraging and facilitating the donation of leftovers, as well as promoting responsible consumption are other objectives of this movement.
Know more about the movement: https://www.unidoscontraodesperdicio.pt/
The VET LOVES FOOD consortium is always happy to generate synergies with such conscious players in the fight against food waste. We want to congratulate the great job of Unidos Contra o Desperdicio for a more sustainable planet.
Every step is important in the fight against food waste. Don’t hesitate and be part of the change! Sign our Manifesto: https://vetlovesfood.eu/manifesto/