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In Sweden, it is estimated that about a quarter of all food purchased never gets eaten, but is thrown away. This means unnecessary production and often long transportation, leading to a waste of raw material and energy.

A fifth of all food consumed in Sweden, e.g. 1.4 bn. portions, is consumed within the so called hospitality sector (hotels, restaurants/canteens and catering). One of the actors - Eurest Services - runs restaurants at private companies, universities and schools all over Sweden. They have 120 restaurants with approximately 60.000 me...

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On 9 May 2012, 99 participants from all over Sweden gathered in Stockholm to attend the seminar “Waste Prevention in Practice – From Words to Action” organised by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute together with the Environmental Protection Agency, the municipality of Karlskrona and Avfall Sverige. This one-day event highlighted the major issues in the field of waste prevention and gave public and private stakeholders the opportunity to exchange opinions and experiences.

Preventing waste and moving towards a resource efficient society is one of today...

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On 9 May, in Stockholm, the Municipality of Karlskrona is co-organising a seminar on "Waste Prevention in practice - from words to action".

The prevention of waste and move towards a resource efficient society is one of today's major challenges. The EU wants member states to break the link between growth and waste volumes.

How do we do it? What incentives are there? What are the social benefits?

During the seminar, Karlskrona will present the Pre-waste project, along with examples and guidance on how waste prevention can be done in practice. The lega...

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