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Experts estimated the value of products thrown by the Russians at 1.6 trillion rubles

  • 8 Oct 09:07

In Russia, 17 million tons of food worth more than 1.6 trillion rubles are thrown annually. Food sharing can partially correct this situation: as early as 2024, thanks to Internet services, 1 million tons of products can be saved. Experts from the Russian Association of Electronic Communications (RAEC) and the TIAR-Center consulting company have calculated how many products citizens and retail chains throw away annually. According to their estimates, based on data from the Higher School of Economics and Rosstat, about 17 million tons of products are dumped annually. Today, at the stage of sale and consumption, at least 16% of all manufactured products are. Read more...

EU 'Could Do Better' at Tackling Food Waste

  • 24 Jan 11:13

Although a number of EU policies have the potential to combat food waste, their potential is not being exploited, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. Current estimates indicate that, globally, around one third of the food produced for human consumption is wasted or lost. In their report, the auditors examined EU action taken so far to reduce food waste and how the various policy instruments work. They found that the EU had not contributed to a resource-efficient food supply chain by combating food waste effectively. The latest EU proposal for dealing with food waste, the creation of a platform, does not fully address the problems raised. Read more...