- To promote sustainable waste reduction actions across Europe.
- To raise awareness about waste reduction strategies and about the policies
of the European Union and its Member States on this subject
- To highlight the work accomplished by various actors, through
concrete examples of waste reduction especially Ireland's National Waste
- To encourage changes in the behaviour of Europeans (consumption, production) in everyday life.
More tips available here: http://www.safefood.eu/Food-Safety/Cut-Food-Waste
In Ireland we throw away 1/3 of the food we buy. Don't be a waster- prevent food waste and save YOUR money. This short YouTube awareness film is made by Monaghan County Council, Galway County Council and Cork County Council, supported by the Environmental Protection Agency for European Week for Waste Reduction. The European Week for Waste Reduction EWWR) is a project supported by the European Commission and takes place from 16th to 24th November 2013. The objectives are: