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Vienna: ecological public procurements

Author: FAO, EStà, City of Vienna

The City of Vienna provides 100 000 eco-friendly and nutritious meals a day in public facilities thanks to its public procurement programme EcoBuy Vienna (ÖkoKauf Wien). A food workgroup of the City created a list of high-quality and environmentally friendly criteria to be respected by food public procurements and stipulated a minimum amount of 30 percent of organic food products (by value) in food public procurement contracts.

Region: Europe
Coverage: Austria
Areas of focus: Food supply and distribution