Sustainability Pathways

A Year Against Food Waste

Type of practice Reduce
Name of practice A Year Against Food Waste
Name of main actor Multi-stakeholder Partnership
Type of actor(s) Public authority
Location Italy
Stage of implementation Consumption
Year of implementation 2010
What was/is being done? A Year against Waste is a multi-year project aiming to raise Italian and European public awareness on the causes and consequences of waste, on how to reduce it and how to promote a sound culture and civil principles of sustainability and solidarity. Each year, the generic theme of waste is focused on a specific topic: food (2010), water (2011) and energy (2012). In 2014, the campaign includes a national competition to raise awareness on waste involving Italian primary schools and awareness initiatives targeted to the young generations
Outcomes and impacts Outcomes and impacts to be assessed.